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
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..View full abstract
Professor George Alexander Jelinek receives royalties from his book "Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: An Evidence-Based Guide to Recovery." This project was funded by the Bloom Foundation.