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Psoriasis symptom severity reduced by Omega-3 fatty acids

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease of the skin characterised by the formation of scales, leading to itching and pain. In Spain, it is calculated that over a million people suffer from the disease. Furthermore, it affects a growing number of people, as the proportion of patients with psoriasis in Spain in the last 15 years has risen from 1.4% to 2.3% today. Trials for different nutritional strategies have been under […]

 
 
 
 

EPA and DHA can help prevent kidney disease in people with diabetes

It has been known for some time that diabetes is the main cause of chronic kidney disease in the world. More than half the cases of terminal kidney disease, i.e. those that require dialysis or kidney transplantation, are caused by so-called diabetic nephropathy. One way of assessing whether kidneys are working correctly is by measuring albumin levels in a urine sample and comparing them to creatinine levels. This is known […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 could be useful in halting weakness in patients with advanced cancer

Almost a third of all deaths from cancer are due to a syndrome known as cachexia, which is difficult for both patients and families. It is characterised by an important loss in muscle mass, often accompanied by considerable weight loss. When patients with cancer develop cachexia, as occurs when the disease is very advanced, they become very fragile and weak, to the point that just walking becomes an almost impossible […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids, a new weapon in the fight against the effects of pollution

Maybe you have heard about particulate matter lately, most likely in relation to the air pollution in cities, but do you know what the term “particulate matter” refers to? It is a term that refers to the mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. These particles have many sizes (some can be seen with the naked eye, while others are so small that can only be […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety Although anxiety is normal in some situations, it also may be a problem if it becomes a constant fear or worry that interferes with daily life activities. Anxiety disorders derive from inappropriate or exaggerated fear leading to distress or impairment and are associated with lower quality of life. One in three people will experience some kind of anxiety disorder […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids might help us to quit smoking

After quit smoking, heart rate and blood pressure go down, the carbon monoxide levels in the body go back to normal, and circulation improves. However, unpleasant symptoms of withdrawal also appear: feelings of anxiety, sadness and difficulty concentrating, irritability, headache, trouble sleeping, fatigue, and hunger, among others. After the first two weeks (which are the worst), it is easier. That is what it is very important to be prepared, for […]