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OMEGA-3 Fatty Acids FOR CARDIO PROTECTION.

Dear Patients and Friends:


The Mayo Clinic recently issued a review article entitled:

OMEGA-3 Fatty Acids FOR CARDIOPROTECTION.

It's a fantastic review, pointing to several wonderful benefits, such as:
*Reductions in cardiovascular events of 19% to 45%.
*Decreased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) by 45%.
*The American Heart Association (AHA) has endorsed the use of omega-3 fatty acids. This is the first time that the AHA has recommended a nutritional supplement for Coronary Artery Disease prevention. (wow)
*Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce arrhythmias, reduce blood pressure, improve arterial and endothelial functionand reduce platelet aggregation (when platelets clump together they can form a blood clot) (wow).

**A recent comprehensive report by Harris concluded that virtually no increased risk for clinically remarkable bleeding has been seen in patients with doses of omega-3 fatty acids up to 7g/d of DHA and EPA, even when taken in combination with other antiplatelet medications.(**Super Important-show to your cardiologist- if you take blood thinners-This says that you can take fish oil!)
Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to suppress production of pro-inflammatory cytokines reducing inflammation (great for sore joints).
In addition, several recent studies have confirmed the incredible pain reducing properties of Omega 3’s which I see in my clinic daily. (In fact, my patients think that I’m the best chiropractor; I think it's the fish oil!)
**Studies indicate that to reduce pain with Omega 3’s you will need to use at least 2400 mgs of  combined EPA and DHA for 2-3months. The EPA is more important for pain reduction so make sure that the capsules contain more EPA than DHA if this is your concern.

 

Omega 3’s have also show themselves to be powerful heart friendly allies in terms of improving cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels and circulation. I tell all of my patients… If I could take only one nutrient, it would be a pharmaceutical grade Omega 3 supplement.
These are just a few of the incredible benefits you get by taking Omega 3's...click here to read the Mayo Clinic Review Article.

 

Fell free to contact me for more information on omega 3 fish oils and there benefits in human health.

 

Dr. Neil Levin
Chiropractor practicing in East Northport, NY
(631) 651-2929   drneil@drneillevin.com