There are so many people around the world that are suffering from some form of depression. Depression is very much an illness that needs to be treated in a really effective way. If not, this illness can consume someone and make it so that they cannot function within their daily lives. This makes it really hard for someone. However, studies are showing that Omega-3 can be really effective in battling the symptoms that come with depression.
- DHA and EPA are normally occurring fatty acids, prevalent in natural foods and available in supplement form.
- One study used 108 subjects divided three ways and administered either placebos or fatty acids.
- Social functioning scores showed improvement for the group with the highest consumption of both types of fatty acids.
“A recently-released study covered the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on heart failure patients who also suffered from cognitive depression.”