Omega-3 as a Remedy?

Omega-3 as a Remedy?

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The CMA website has covered a number of topics which have looked at natural remedies used by CAM practitioners, such as OMEGA-3 and how it is being researched to see its effect on various conditions.

Some of the articles on OMEGA-3 include:


Omega-3 – “Good for the Heart” – but – “Bad for the Prostate”?

Men with high blood levels of DHA have been found to be far, far, more likely to be at risk of developing “aggressive, high-grade” prostate cancer than men with the lowest levels.


FISH OILS - the colder the water the better the oil in the fish

Omega-3s from Fish Oils boost immunity and assist in the regulation of blood pressure and blood clotting


Breast Cancer; Reduced Risk When Supplementing with Fish Oil

Researchers undertook research on their use of non-vitamin, non-mineral supplements amongst post menopausal women over a 6 year observational study.


Omega-3 Rich Diets Help to Fend Off Alzheimer’s; But Beware Exercise!

Preliminary results indicate that a diet high in Omega 3 oils and low in cholesterol appears to significantly reduce the negative effects of one of the five key molecules known to affect or cause Alzheimer’s - the APOE4 gene


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Some complementary therapies may help ease the symptoms of fibromyalgia.

It is believed by researchers that cardiovascular health and stress are linked in some way, but it is unclear what the association is. A new study has recently investigated the effects of a unique kind of stress – work-family conflict.

Many of us know that these beliefs are irrational, yet still abide by them. Why do we do it? Do superstitions fulfil an important psychological role? What are some of the mechanisms that explain these beliefs? How do superstitions affect our mental wellbeing?

When one sense is activated in a person with synesthesia, another unrelated sense is activated at the same time. This may, for instance, take the form of hearing music and simultaneously sensing the sound as swirls or patterns of color.

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