The Many Health Benefits of Fish Oil Tablets

Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for the many functions of our body. Along with this, these important acids are known to be able to help prevent some serious diseases. These are fatty acids that our own bodies can’t produce themselves. Instead, fish oil tablets have become a popular way for people in many parts of the world to attain a sufficient amount of these acids. These essential fatty acids include Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), and Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).

Fish oil tablets have many health benefits. Some of them include these benefits:

Heart disease

After much study, the American Heart Association has found that omega 3 is actually very effective in preventing the possibility of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore taking fish oil tablets, which contain plentiful amounts of omega 3, can lower the levels of bad cholesterol such as LDL cholesterol and increase the levels of good cholesterol. Also, fish oil tablets can help in reducing the risk of heart arrhythmias and heart diseases. Fish oil has even been found to be effective in treating heart strokes. In fact, a regular usage of fish oil can reduce the number of sudden cardiac deaths.


Your immune system benefits from the omega 3 fatty acids because of the effect of these acids on the cytokines and eicosanoids present in our body. Therefore, a regular usage of fish oil tablets is believed to be able to increase your immunity. You will be able to reduce the occurrence of catching the common cold, the cough, or the flu.


The use of fish oil tablets by pregnant women has been found to be able to help with the development of the baby’s brain and eyes. Also, it can help in keeping away from low weight at birth, premature births, and even miscarriages. Also, an adequate intake of the EPA and DHA by pregnant women during pregnancy has also been proven to be able to prevent a depression after giving birth.

Skin Care

Fish oil also has been known to help in improving the condition of skin which is dry by making it glowing and shining as well. It can treat an assortment of skin problems including itchiness, skin lesions, rashes, psoriasis, and eczema. By having a regular consumption of fish oil tablets, you will be able to help in keeping the moisture of your skin. It is even believed to be able to prevent sunburns.

Depression and Anxiety

The omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil tablets help in relieving depression, restlessness, stress, anxiety, and other nervous disorders. Fish oil tablets can also be useful in keeping a stable mood and treating bipolar disorders.

Eye disorders

Fish oil is known for its ability to actually improve vision and help avoid age related macular degeneration.

Along with all of this, fish oil tablets can also benefit you by aiding in ADHD, cancer, weight loss, AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, acne, arthritis, ulcers, inflammation, and fertility.

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Anne 20.06.2009. 09:44

A friend suggested I try fish oil tablets, to make my fingernails stronger, plus helps your heart, skin, etc. I have started taking them. I hope that they work.

Ian 22.12.2009. 21:28

I have suffered from acne at times. I have been taking fish and krill oil. It has helped repair my skin as well as control my weight. My moods have improved also. Best supplement ever!

J.D. 02.01.2010. 22:57

In regards to omega-3 fatty acids alleviating depression, this randomized controlled trial (abstract available at the URL below) on clinically depressed patients suggests that omega-3 fatty acids do not, in fact, have any measurable effect on alleviating depression.

Study URL:

krysta 02.02.2010. 14:46

the comment giving the website about omega 3 not having an effect on deppression says... Omega-3 augmentation of sertraline in treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease:... see that... IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE!!

Rosalva Arellano 31.07.2010. 10:48

If the bottle of fish oil states take one after every meal 3 times a day. But i only take one a day, will there be any positive effect or can I take two capsules at a time for a better benefit

Claudette Gant 04.03.2011. 19:04


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