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#1 of 3 Old 05-13-2010, 11:21 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi ladies! I've been taking 1200 mg of fish oil for a few months now and was considering adding a daily dose of baby aspirin since I've had 2 very early m/c (one was a chemical). However I read that fish oil is also an anticoagulant so I was concerned about including both, and is one better than the other?


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I definately get the same "effect" from fish oil that I do from baby aspirin. I have tried both, though not at the same time.

Both give me a heavier/less clotty AF.

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i have read that fish oil and aspirin, taken together, amplify each other's anticoagulant properties. as for which is better i guess it depends on what you mean. i think as an anticoagulant an aspirin is better, but what's better for you, fish oil wins hands down.

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