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Omega-3s and asthma

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"Fish oil supplementation may represent a potentially beneficial nonpharmacologic intervention for asthmatic subjects" with exercise-induced asthma, a small study in the January issue of Chest finds. The randomized, double-blind crossover study evaluated 16 asthma patients with documented exercise-induced asthma. Patients received either 3.2 g EPA and 2 g DHA or placebo daily for three weeks, then served as their own controls after a two-week washout period. At initial screening and at the end of each three-week treatment, pulmonary function was assessed before and during exercise while running on a treadmill. "Bronchodilator use was significantly reduced during the last two weeks of the fish oil diet compared to the normal diet and placebo diet," Timothy Mickleborough, PhD, Indiana University, et al., find...
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