Did you know that Fish oil supplementation can reduce inflammation without the negative side effects of pharmacological drugs. Why you ask? Fish oil is the best source of EPA and DHA, the omega-3 essential fatty acids that naturally regulate the inflammatory process.
Although the best source of EPA and DHA is found in fish . We do however; have the concern of the toxins that they carry; such as Mercury. A purified fish oil supplement is the safest source to get your recommended daily amount of Omega 3.
What is EPA and DHA?
EPA reduces inflammation, improves cardiovascular and circulatory health and is beneficial for autoimmune and inflammatory disorders.
DHA is crucial for brain, nerve and eye cells and benefits cognition, fetal and infant development, pregnancy and depression.
Several controlled clinical trials have used fish oil to successfully reduce pain associated with inflammatory conditions, and current evidence suggests that 2-3 grams of EPA + DHA daily promotes an anti-inflammatory response that can improve pain and inflammation.
One of the recent studies published in the scientific journal, compared the effects of a pharmacological anti- inflammatory drug to a fish oil in reducing pain. Out of 125 people who suffered from joint pain, 60% of patient saw improvement in pain and 59% were able to discontinue their prescription pain medication all together. And since there were no significant side effects reported, this study reported that fish oil appeared to be a safer alternative for treating neck and back pain.
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