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Author Archives: Cassi O'Brien

How Omega-3 Prevents Postnatal Depression

postpartum Depression

The long awaited arrival of a baby can be the happiest time in a new mother’s life. It’s a time of bonding and discovering every quirk and lovable traits their child has. The first few months getting to know their baby can be something of absolute joy that pregnant women look forward to for nine […]

How Omega-3 Ensures A Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnant

Expecting mothers have a million worries. Picking out a good name, getting the nursery ready, getting clothing and supplies, and keeping routine doctors appointments are just a few. However, the biggest worry a pregnant woman will encounter is about the health of her child and herself. Adequate medical care, a good diet and prenatal vitamins […]

Omega-3 and Increasing Male Fertility, Can Omega-3 Give You ‘Olympic Swimmers’?

Olympic Swimmers

Men deal with it too. When we hear a conversation about infertility, we general tend to think of it as a female issue. With the complexities of the female reproductive system, it’s easy to assume that there are more chances for something to go wrong. However, statistics show that the rates of infertility between men […]

Omega-3 And Getting Pregnant

Getting Pregnant

Pregnancy is scary, hopeful, worrying, joyful, and sometimes surprising. It can be a defining event in a woman’s life and the start of a family. For most women, getting pregnant is not a difficult task. For some others, the first step towards motherhood can be full of obstacles. Certain health issues and lifestyle factors can […]

Omega-3 – A Possible Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease

She sat in the brightly lit front of the doctor’s office, her age-weathered hands rested on her lap. Her reason for coming to the doctor had been small: she’d been a little more forgetful than normal and she gotten confused a couple of times. Friends and family had noticed more than she did and urged […]

Omega-3: A Future Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease!

A couple studies have highlighted the neuroprotective properties of omega-3 when it comes to PD. While more research into the issue is needed, a few of the results seem promising. They suggested that omega-3 could protect against both dyskinesia and bradykinesia, and the study participants showed improvement with these symptoms. This level of protection will not stop the symptoms from forming over time, but it is suggested that omega-3 could delay the onset of the symptoms for patients in the early stages of the disease. Another study found that omega-3 also protected against the death of the neuron cells that synthesize dopamine, and concluded that omega-3 has the potential to be used as an “add-on” treatment for PD.

How Omega-3 Helps Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety

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Depressive  and mood disorders are extremely common. It expected that the majority of adults will experience some form of depression at some point in their life. These disorders are extremely varied in severity and treatment. The causes for these disorders are not entirely known due to the fact that there are so many different factors […]