Fish Oil and Emotional Benefits
Symptoms of Depression are Reduced by Taking Fish Oil
Forever Arctic Sea and Its Health Benefits
Part 4: Emotional Benefits
There are numerous scientific studies investigating the benefits of essential fatty acids to mental and emotional functionality. These studies have shown that when the essential fatty acids are too low, various disorders may occur, such as depression, memory loss, and psychiatric issues. For example, in a study investigating depression and bipolar disorders, it was found that the symptoms of depression are reduced by taking fish oil, and there is an increase in the length of time between the episodes of depression. Taking fish oil seems to improve the response to conventional medications for depression. In yet another study, the fish oil known as EPA was shown to contribute to the prevention of memory impairment and to speed up recovery from major depression. In 2004, a study found that 100 suicide attempt patients on average had significantly lower levels of EPA in their blood as compared to controls.
In 2006 the Omega-3 Fatty Acids Subcommittee, assembled by the Committee on Research on Psychiatric Treatments of the American Psychiatric Association stated the following: “The preponderance of epidemiologic and tissue compositional studies supports a protective effect of omega-3 EFA intake, particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), in mood disorders.”
The Forever Living Product Arctic Sea (www.foreverliving.com) is a valuable supplement for obtaining these omega-3 essential fatty acids. I recommend two to four capsules of Forever Arctic Sea a day, depending on the severity of symptoms.
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