Journal article

Association of fish consumption and omega 3 supplementation with quality of life, disability and disease activity in an international cohort of people with multiple sclerosis

George A Jelinek, Emily J Hadgkiss, Tracey J Weiland, Naresh G Pereira, Claudia H Marck, Dania M van der Meer

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2013

Abstract

The role of fish consumption and omega 3 supplementation in multiple sclerosis (MS) is controversial, although there is some evidence to support a beneficial effect. We surveyed a large cohort of people with MS recruited via Web 2.0 platforms, requesting information on type of MS, relapse rates, disability, health-related quality of life, frequency of fish consumption and omega 3 supplementation, including type and dose, using validated tools where possible. We aimed to determine whether there was an association between fish consumption and omega 3 supplementation and quality of life, disability and disease activity for people with MS. Univariate and multivariate analyses were undertaken. Of..

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