Fish oil may curb epilepsy seizure

Low doses of fish oil may help curb the frequency of epileptic seizures when drug treatment no longer works, suggests a small study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

The researchers report that the improvement is similar to that of recent drug trials. But high doses are no better than placebo.

The 24 participants were double-blind randomised to placebo, high dose or low dose in different 10-week sequences, the primary outcome being per cent change in total seizure frequency.

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