Fish Oil Health Benefits: Omega 3 Concentrate and Arthritis Cures.
Fish Oil Health Benefits
Omega 3 Concentrate & Arthritis
concentrate contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help
arthritis pain in rheumatoid arthritis
patients," noted Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. A study at Albany Medical
College in New York involved 66 patients in 22 weeks indicated that
there was a significant decrease in mean number of tender joints,
duration of morning stiffness, and
In another one year double blind controlled trial
published in Arthritis & Rheumatism 1994, taking the recommended use
of 2.6 grams (about 3 softgels) of Omega 3 fish oils per day results
have a significant clinical benefit for arthritis sufferers that may
reduce the severity of the symptoms, slow the progression of the
disease and reduce the need for drug treatment.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a complex disease of the
immune system that affects over 2 million Americans. It attacks
healthy joints, causing pain, swelling, warmth, redness, and stiff
joint. Rheumatoid arthritis involves inflammation in the lining of
the joints and/or other internal organs. It could cause permanent
joint damage within the first 12 months.
Omega 3 supplements
for joint health should have
a minimum of 1000 mg of pure deep sea fish oil that contains 180 mg
of EPA and 120 mg of DHA.
Omega-3 fish oil supplement is one of the best kept secret
What does EPA stand for?
What is DHA? Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
are the most prominent long-chain omega-3s in fish oils. The
richest sources of EPA & DHA are fatty fish such as mackerel,
herring, and salmon. There are no reported
omega 3 fatty acids
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