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Omega-3 (Fish Oil) For Schizophrenia

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Scientists and medical experts have different opinions on the benefits of omega-3 for schizophrenia. Some experts believe that omega-3 can help treat the disease because it helps the brain synthesize different neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, and glutamate that are involved in mood regulation and cognition. In addition, omega-3 is a component of nerve cell

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Tia Ghose, the Assistant Managing Editor at Live Science who also has a
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Omega-3s May Prevent Full-Blown Schizophrenia

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This article discusses the results of the NUERAPRO trial that tried to
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Final Word? Omega-3's Don't Prevent Transition to Psychosis

Amminger, G. P., Schäfer, M. R., Schlögelhofer, M., Klier, C. M., & Mcgorry, P. D. (2015). Longer-term outcome in the prevention of psychotic disorders by the Vienna omega-3 study. Nature Communications,6(1). doi:10.1038/ncomms8934

Muller, N., Weidinger, E., Leitner, B., & Schwarz, M. (2015). The role of inflammation in schizophrenia. Frontiers in Neuroscience,9, 372.

Hsu, M., Huang, Y. & Ouyang, W. (2020). Beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in schizophrenia: possible mechanisms. Lipids in Health and Disease 19(1), 159 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12944-020-01337-0

Satogami, K., Takahashi, S., Yamada, S., Ukai, S., & Shinosaki, K. (2017). Omega-3 fatty acids related to cognitive impairment in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition,9, 8-12. doi:10.1016/j.scog.2017.05.001

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