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Increase of Certain Fatty Acids Can Help Reduce Migraine Severity

Migraine is among the biggest reasons for disability worldwide. Current treatment options are sometimes inadequate for providing complete relief for sufferers. Research has found that a change in diet provides one more option sufferers are able to use in their attempt to have less headaches and migraines. Polyunsaturated fatty acids, which the body doesn’t produce,… Read More »

Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer, study suggests

According to researchers at Marshall University, a maternal diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids protects from breast cancer development in offspring. In a new study recently published by Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, researchers noted a significant difference in mice from mothers that were fed a diet rich in canola oil, compared with mothers… Read More »

Omega-3 fatty acids and the heart: New evidence, more questions

My patients commonly ask me whether they should try one supplement or another. Often my answer is equivocal, because for most supplements we just don’t have enough evidence to give a definite answer. This doesn’t mean that a particular patient couldn’t benefit from a specific supplement; it just means I don’t have standardized research to… Read More »

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Swollen veins and other signs your condition has progressed

According to the Mayo Clinic, these include: Overweight or obesity Insulin resistance, in which your cells don’t take up sugar in response to the hormone insulin High blood sugar (hyperglycaemia), indicating prediabetes or type 2 diabetes High levels of fats, particularly triglycerides, in the blood. “These combined health problems appear to promote the deposit of… Read More »

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Itchy skin may mean you have the troublesome condition

By the time NASH occurs, there’s no doubt that the liver is damaged. There are tell-tale signs the condition has entered this troublesome stage of development – what are they? As certified by John Hopkins Medicine, a long-lasting itch could creep its way into your everyday life. Other worrisome symptoms include spider-like blood vessels showing… Read More »