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
5
Drugs Helpful or Harmful?
18
Omega3 Essential Fatty Acids The Natural AntiInflammatories
33
Fish Oil An Omega3 Powerhouse
48
Fish Oil at Work Clinical Trials
58
STROKE
76
DIABETES
78
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
80
ECZEMA
90
PREGNANCY AND INFANCY
91
POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
92
ATTENTIONDEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
93
DEVELOPMENTAL COORDINATION DISORDER
95
ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
96
PARKINSONS DISEASE
99
BIPOLAR DISORDER
101

SPINE PAIN
82
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
83
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
84
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
85
ASTHMA
86
DRY EYE SYNDROME
88
MACULAR DEGENERATION
89
CANCER PROTECTION
102
Fish Oil Supplements Finding a GoodQuality Product and the Appropriate Dosage
107
Glossary
121
References
125
Index
167
About the Authors
170
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Joseph C. Maroon, M.D. is a contributor for Basic Health Publications, Inc. titles including Fish Oil.

Jeffrey Bost is a contributor for Basic Health Publications, Inc. titles including Fish Oil.

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