November 11, 2018, 17:16
American doctors found that fish and vit. D is not the most common in food supplements reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, reported by the Associated Press.
In higher doses, prescribed by doctors, however, fish oil helps people with high triglycerides and reduces the risk of death of cardiovascular disease.
Professionals welcomed the results of both studies presented at a conference of the Association of American Cardiologists. They said this is the guides for a new treatment option for hundreds of thousands of patients.
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About 10 percent of Americans drink fish oil supplements. Still, they are a destination for the wind. D, although no major research was made on the benefits of these.
"D-affiliates claims it's useful for everything, but in this particular study, D has proved a great deal," said Dr James Stein, a cardiologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who did not take part in research.
Fish oil, also known as omega-3 fatty acids, can be seen in salmon, tuna and some other fish. It reduces triglycerides and reduces inflammation. There are different types of fish oil with different fatty acids.
With one study, doctors from Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston were tracking the impact of a 4g fish oil supplement, which is only available on prescription. The study included 8,000 patients with high triglycerides and increased risk of cardiovascular problems already taking statins. After five years, 17 per cent of drinkers survived an event – heart attack, stroke, blocking arteries requiring medical intervention, in 22 per cent of people on placebo.
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This means that the high fat fish oil supplement adds to the risk of a cardiovascular event of 25 percent. However, it has side effects such as arrhythmia.
The second study, carried out in the same hospital with a minimum daily dose of 1 gram of fish oil, which contains 26,000 healthy volunteers, showed no difference between the addicts and the placebo group , although the first differences are smaller.
The second team also proved the effect of vit additives. D. The study participants were drinking 2000 international units of vit. D-3 or placebo for five years. The results show that the vitamin of the sun does not affect the incidence of heart attacks, stroke or cancer, although the latter has reduced some.
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