June 25th, 2010

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Omega 3's Significantly Help with Depression (except if you're anxious too)

Largest study yet: n = 432
Upshot: High EPA and DHA content omega 3 supplement reduces depression sx in adult pts with major depression as long as they don't also have an anxiety disorder, and works as well as a pharmaceutical antidepressant. Anxiety pts showed trend toward improvement.
SOURCE: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/724130?src=mpnews&spon=12&uac=89474MT
finger prick blood tests for omega 3 status "readily available" (really? where?)
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