Monday, April 23, 2007

Study shows omega-3 helps ADHD sufferers

Study shows omega-3 helps ADHD sufferers

Omega-3 fish oil can help children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

Results from "the largest, clinical-based omega-3 and omega-6 trial of its kind" bolstered views that fatty acids relieved aspects of ADHD.

The tests were undertaken by the University of South Australia and an Australian government research body. They involved 132 children aged between seven and 12 with ADHD symptoms and the active fatty acid used was Equazen's eye q supplement.

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