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Does Omega-3 Work?

Does Omega-3 Slow Down or Reverse Aging?

Omega-3 fatty acids certainly will not stop aging or make you instantly young again, but they may help with some of the problems related to aging. They may help reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, osteoporosis, strokes, and heart attacks. However, it is not clear if omega-3 fatty acids are useful for preventing Alzheimer's disease or cancer.

Final Thoughts on the Effectiveness of Omega-3

Some omega-3 fatty acids are effective for lowering triglycerides and preventing repeat heart attacks. They are probably useful for a number of other conditions as well. However, omega-3 fatty acid supplements are not free of side effects, and it is usually recommended that you take them under the supervision of your healthcare provider. This is especially important if you take them at high dosages, which are often necessary to obtain the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids.
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