whether fish oil and other omega fatty acids help prevent heart disease

There continues to be controversy about whether fish oil and other omega fatty acids help prevent heart disease.

A recent study failed to show a benefit from omega-3s in patients with heart disease...but doses were relatively low.

Marine omega-3s still have the best evidence for a cardiac benefit. High doses can lower triglycerides...and 1 g/day might decrease CV risk.

Get concise, unbiased advice for effective drug therapy, plus CE/CME

Prescriber's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and guidelines
  • 48+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote