Fish oil helps with heart attacks and strokes

American scientists conducted two studies, resulting came to the conclusion about the effectiveness of fish oil as a preventive measure against heart attacks and strokes. The results of research projects published resource Science Alert.

The experts stated that fish oil contains a substance which helps the human body to gain better protection against heart attacks and strokes. This is due to the fact that these substances fish oils improve the condition of the cardiovascular system.

In particular, in the first study involving 8 thousand people, half of them received ethyl-eicosapentaenoic polyunsaturated fatty acid omega-3 and half a placebo. In the end, the use of acid, part of the fish oil reduced the number of deaths from heart attacks and strokes in patients with chronic disorders of the cardiovascular system.

In the second study, was attended by 28 thousand people. These volunteers regularly took one gram of the drug with ethyl-eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids (also omega-3, which is saturated with fish oil). Acid helped reduce the risk of heart attacks by 28%.

“The combination of two drugs: the statins and the drug-containing fatty acid omega 3, can greatly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke,” – shared his theory of the researchers.
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