The Omega-3 Factor

Bowling, Allen C.; Stewart, Tom
December 2006
Inside MS;Dec2006/Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p52
Academic Journal
The article discusses the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acid to people with multiple sclerosis (MS). A study of people with MS showed that the group taking 10 grams of fish oil daily had less disability progression and fewer relapses than those taking a placebo. Omega-3 fatty acids are also known to cause changes in the immune system that would theoretically be beneficial in people with MS.


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