Fish oils may ease manic depression

June 1999
Environmental Nutrition;Jun99, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p1
Reports that the fatty acids found in fish oils can help ease the symptoms of bipolar disorder or manic depression according to a research from Harvard University. Theory on the prevention of the transmission of brain signals which trigger mood swings.


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