Omega-3 Fatty Acids IV Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis
We know our bodies need essential fatty acids, because our body can not make them. Some ways we know they help are with immune, ant-inflamation and heart disease prevention. A recent study performed a double-blind and randomized test using placebo or omega-3 fatty acids on 23 patients suffering with moderate or severe rheumatoid arthritis. They received .2grams of fish oil or placebo intravenously (IV) for 14 days, followed by 20 weeks oral fish oil or placebo. The primary measurement for effectiveness was swollen and painful joints. Patients who used the omega-3 fish oils had a Significant reduction in pain and swelling, when compared to the placebo patients. They also noted in this study that the initial results from the intravenous effects, where prolonged by oral intake.
We offer the Intravenous Omega-3’s at our clinic. Give us a call to make sure you are getting the relief you need.