Fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids have long been associated with cardiovascular protection. In this trial, we assessed whether treatment with a guideline-recommended moderate-dose fish oil supplement could improve cardiovascular biomarkers, mood-and health-related quality of life in patients with ischemic stroke.
Poppitt, S., Howe, C., LITHANDER, F., Silvers, K., Lin, R., Croft, J., Ratnasabapathy, Y., Gibson, R., & Anderson, C. (2009). Effects of moderate-dose Omega-3 fish oil on cardiovascular risk factors and mood after ischemic stroke: A randomized, controlled trial. Stroke, 40(11), 3485-3492. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.555136