Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2006 - Health & Fitness - 172 pages
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Chronic inflammation can cause chronic pain, a breakdown of cartilage and muscle, increased blood clotting, and may cause genetic changes leading to various cancers. This book discusses a method of mitigating the effects of chronic inflammation through the power of fish oil.
 

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Contents

Understanding Inflammation and Chronic Disease
3
Drugs Helpful or Harmful?
16
Omega3 Essential Fatty Acids The Natural AntiInflammatories
31
Fish Oil An Omega3 Powerhouse
46
Fish Oil at Work Clinical Trials
56
STROKE
74
DIABETES
76
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
78
ECZEMA
88
PREGNANCY AND INFANCY
89
POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
90
ATTENTIONDEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
91
DEVELOPMENTAL COORDINATION DISORDER
93
ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
94
PARKINSONS DISEASE
97
BIPOLAR DISORDER
99

SPINE PAIN
80
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
81
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
82
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
83
ASTHMA
84
DRY EYE SYNDROME
86
MACULAR DEGENERATION
87
CANCER PROTECTION
100
Fish Oil Supplements Finding a GoodQuality Product and the Appropriate Dosage
105
Glossary
119
References
123
Index
165
About the Authors
168
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Professor and vice chairman of the department of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Team neurosurgeon to the Pittsburgh Steelers, with more than 250 publications, and reviewer on five medical journals and editorial board member of Nuerological Research.

Neurosurgical physician assistant and clinical instructor in the department of neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Coauthor of many presentations, articles, and grants exploring the use of omega-3 fatty acids.

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