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Fish Oil Derivative May Treat Chronic Pain Caused by Major Medical Surgery

Fibro Daily July 18, 2013

A study done at Duke University study revealed that a derivative of a main ingredient in fish oil supplements can sooth and prevent neuropathic pain caused by injury to the nervous system, as well as effectively reduce nerve inflammation. The study was conducted with mice, and researchers hope to begin a clinical trial with the compound, ultimately aiming to provide a clinical treatment that is a safer approach to treating chronic pain than pain medication and opioids, which can be addictive.

Read more: Uncovering a Healthier Remedy for Chronic Pain



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