Protective effect of fish oil supplementation on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in asthma.

@article{Mickleborough2006ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effect of fish oil supplementation on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in asthma.},
  author={Timothy Derick Mickleborough and Martin R Lindley and Alina Andreea Ionescu and Alyce D. Fly},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2006},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={39-49}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research has demonstrated that fish oil supplementation has a protective effect on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in elite athletes, which may be attributed to its antiinflammatory properties. Since EIB in asthma involves proinflammatory mediator release, it is feasible that fish oil supplementation may reduce the severity of EIB in asthmatic subjects. STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of fish oil supplementation on severity of EIB in subjects with… CONTINUE READING
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