Can omega-3 cause gout flare up?
Consuming omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids via fish is associated with a lower risk for gout flares, whereas consuming omega-3s exclusively through self-administered supplements has no effect, according to data.
What supplements can cause gout?
These include salicylates (the active component of aspirin), vitamin B3 (niacin), excess vitamin C and diuretics that may be prescribed for high blood pressure, edema or, cardiovascular disease.
Can fish oil increase joint pain?
Fish oil, in particular, has been shown to reduce joint pain, as well as the stiffness you might feel when you wake up after a night’s sleep. Other studies have suggested these supplements may help people with RA get by with lower doses of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).