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Dr Joseph Maroon the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience, Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery & Team Neurosurgeon, Pittsburgh Steelers USA discusses the health benefits of Essential Fatty Acids. In particular he describes how as a traditional surgeon he discovered the role of natural medicine in the management of inflammation through a self repaired knee injury. He describes the successful use of 250mg of EFAs in the treatment of 250 of his patients, then published in an award winning trial.

Of the 250 patients, 125 have returned the questionnaire at an average of 75 days on fish oil.* 78% were taking the 1,200mgs and 22% 2,400mgs of EFAs. 59% have since discontinued to take other prescription medications for pain. 60% stated their overall pain was improved and 60% stated specifically that their joint pain had improved. 80% stated they were satisfied with their improvement and 88% stated they would continue to take the fish oil. There were no significant side effects reported.[1]

Currently on the Know the Cause website. He elegantly describes his experiences using the Nordic Naturals products in this short presentation available 24 hours a day.

[1] Presented at the American Association Neurological Surgeons annual meeting, New Orleans, LA. April 18, 2005.

* Nordic Naturals high concentrate ProEPA formula, providing 850mg EPA, 200mg DHA, 100 other omega-3s in 2 capsules

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