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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Treat Depression In Patients With High Inflammation Levels

Some depressed patients are treatment-resistant - their symptoms do not lessen no matter what drug they take. Interestingly, given an anti-inflammatory drug, such patients who also happen to have high inflammation levels will find relief from their symptoms of depression.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I think I have been saying this for 13 years since I published The OmegaRx Zone that describes the potential of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids to treat depression.  The reason that EPA works better than DHA is EPA is rapidly transformed into resolvins in the brain that put out inflammatory fires, as I described in my newest book, The Mediterranean Zone.

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