The role of fish oil in hypertension.

  title={The role of fish oil in hypertension.},
  author={Hagen Yang and Anne Kenny},
  journal={Connecticut medicine},
  volume={71 9},
Essential fatty acids have been hypothesized as important to health, including cardiovascular health, for several decades. These hypotheses have been supported by epidemiologic studies. There have been several trials evaluating the effects of fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid, one of the major essential fatty acids) on hypertension in individuals with hypertension, and those without hypertension or hypercholesterolemia. The overall effect of fish oil has been a small but significant decline in blood… CONTINUE READING

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