Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements for Chronic Epilepsy

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J Gordon Millichap;
  • Publisher: Pediatric Neurology Briefs Publishers
  • Journal: Pediatric Neurology Briefs (issn: 1043-3155, eissn: 2166-6482)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15844/pedneurbriefs-19-9-6
  • Subject: Experimental Studies | Antiepileptic Drug | RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | Fatty Acid
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Omega-3 fatty acid (FA) supplements (lg EPA and 0.7g DHA daily) were used in the treatment of 58 patients with refractory epilepsy, in a 12-week double-blind, placebo-controlled trial conducted by researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK.
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