There is some evidence to suggest that omega-3 fatty acids may help to reduce the symptoms of arthritis, particularly rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce inflammation in the body, which is a key factor in the development of arthritis.
Studies have found that people with RA who consume more omega-3 fatty acids may have a lower risk of developing RA and fewer symptoms of the disease. Omega-3 fatty acids may also help to reduce pain and stiffness associated with RA.
Some studies suggest that the consumption of fish oil supplements high in EPA and DHA can help to reduce the symptoms of RA, improve joint mobility, and decrease the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which can have adverse effects on the body. It is recommended to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine the appropriate dosage and duration of treatment, as well as potential interactions with other medications.
It’s worth noting that while omega-3 fatty acids may be beneficial for people with RA, it is not the only factor that contributes to the development of RA. Other dietary and lifestyle factors, such as diet and exercise, can also play a role. It’s also important to remember that the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on RA symptoms may vary from person to person, and it’s always best to consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have any concerns about your RA symptoms. They can evaluate your individual needs and provide the best advice on how to achieve the best results.
It’s important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have any concerns about your dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. In clinic we will evaluate your individual needs using blood test based nutrition and provide the best advice on how to achieve the best balance of these essential fatty acids to relieve you of the symptoms and inflammation you may be experiencing. Book your consultation appointment at Mollie Elise Aesthetics today.