If you get hit in the head, take Max EFA’s

15 02 2011

I recommend that people take Max EFAs from XCAP for many reasons such as hormone support, exercise recovery, heart, skin and joint health.

Here is yet another reason to take Max EFAs.  Studies are showing that if you do an activity that involves getting hit in the head, you should take Max EFAs.

Football, MMA, Boxing, Soccer and many other sports involve getting hit in the head.

Omega-3 Curbed Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats

Rats that got the highest dose of omega-3 DHA displayed the least brain damage.

Traumatic brain injury or TBI happens during accidents and sports mishaps, when the brain takes a shock that causes tissue damage.

Sadly, TBI became the signature wound of the Iraq war, in which some soldiers survived a blast only to suffer invisible blows to their cognitive and emotional capacities.

Omega-3s may offer hope for blunting the effects of TBI.

For example, in 2004, researchers reported that omega-3s deterred the worst brain damage from concussions suffered by rats.

Two rat experiments published in 2010  – bolstered the idea that omega-3s can curb the brain damage resulting from TBIs.


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