It reduces the following:
- lowers blood triglyceride levels
- reduces the risk of heart attack
- reduces the risk of dangerous abnormal heart rhythms
- reduces the risk of strokes
- slows the buildup of atherosclerotic plaques
- lowers blood pressure
- reduces stiffness and joint tenderness associated with Rheumatoid arthritis
It has also been shown to improve a person's ability to concentrate and just think clearer in general. And, as if all of this isn't enough, fish oil is also highly recommended by nearly every well respected strength and conditioning coach, trainer, and diet/fitness/nutrition expert of any kind as one of the few supplements that should be taken by anyone with the goal of building muscle, losing fat, or improving their fitness level or athletic ability in any capacity.
-Less pain and inflammation (relieves painful conditions like arthritis, prostatitis, cystitis, etc...).
-Good cardiovascular health (helps lower cholesterol, tryglicerides, LDLs, and blood pressure).
-Protection from a strokes and heart attacks (helps break up clots before they can cause any damage).
-Better brain function and higher intelligence (improves memory, reasoning, and focus.)
-Alleviates the symptoms of depression and psychosis.
-Helps prevent breast, colon and prostate cancer.
My mom was taking fish oil pills every day for the past 2 years and she has had a few heart attacks since. But now she is gone as on Dec 19,2010 no more pain for her :(