Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia: a 12-week randomized placebo-controlled trial


#1

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/30519766/

Along with metabolic improvement, omega-3 fatty acids decreased TNF-alpha levels after 12 weeks of treatment (Fgroup × time = 6.71; df = 1, 66; P = 0.012). We also found that the extent of TNF-alpha decrease was significantly correlated with that of TG decrease (r = 0.38, P = 0.001).
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings provide suggestive evidence that omega-3 fatty acids have beneficial effects on TG metabolism in patients with both schizophrenia and MetS that parallel decreased inflammation levels


#2

Is this why I was prescribed fish oil? :panda_face::panda_face::panda_face:


#3

It’s supposed to be good for lots of health and sz related stuff.


#4

Do you have high triglycerides @GrayBear?
I was prescribed fish oil for this reason.


#5

I took high doses of fish oil for 3 months and it helped me with depression. But I’m not sure about high doses of omega 3 (I don’t know if it’s healthy in the long term).

I get a bit worried about mercury that these fish oils have.


#6

The prescription EPA fish oil that I’m prescribed is purified.
The Mercury is taken out.


#7

any one feel like there brain made noises like slushing sounds when they first started taking it? i know i did…


#8

If you’re concerned, you can check your fish oil on Labdoor.com.

It appears most of them are safe. You’ll want to look for things like “molecularly distilled” or “purified”.


#9

No not me @DrZen.


#10

Thanks!

I found an online shop that sells omega 3 with high concentration of EPA and DHA that is also purified. I live in Brazil by the way.


#11

Yes I have high triglycerides. :tangerine::tangerine::tangerine:


#12

Because people with schiz are much more like to die of heart disease. I think everyone diagnosed with schiz should be taking it.


#13

If your vegertian or vegan like me, you can get omega 3 from hemp seed oil.