Peripheral Neurons with More Long-Chain Omega-3s Better Protected from Injury

[frame src=”/wp-content/uploads/images/PUFA4.12_Photo7.1.png” alt=”” width=”192″ height=”276″ align=”right”]Peripheral nerves connect the brain and spinal cord to all other parts of the body. If disease or injury damages the peripheral nerves, communication between the brain and the affected area is disrupted and sensory information, such as temperature, may not be appropriately relayed. How an individual detects nerve damage

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Peripheral Nerves with Higher Long-Chain Omega-3s Better Protected from Injury

[frame src=”/wp-content/uploads/images/FOL4.12_Callout17.png” alt=”” width=”178″ height=”192″ align=”left”] Peripheral nerves—those in the trunk and limbs—connect the brain and spinal cord to all other parts of the body. They allow us to sense temperature, pressure, touch and so on. If disease or injury damages the peripheral nerves, communication between the affected area and the brain is disrupted and

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DHA has Positive Effects in Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (Figure) results in about 53,000 deaths in the U.S. every year, with nearly twice that number suffering permanent disability, which sometimes includes diminished cognitive ability. Treatments with long-term benefits are few and of limited effectiveness. One potential treatment to watch for is progesterone, a female hormone that may have neurological benefits. Another

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