While many of us are aware of the health benefits of fish oil, few would link it to actual therapeutic effects leave alone saving a life. Two young lives, both victims of devastating accidents, may have been saved through the use high dose fish oil. Watch the following video featuring Dr. Sanjay Gupta:
Granted, more tests need to be done to further establish that fish oil played a major part in the two young men’s’ recovery. However, being that a large portion the human brain is made of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 fatty acid, there may be a strong case here in support of this.
The video does not mention this, but DHA fish oil would be the type that was most likely used. It is this type that has been linked to benefits for depression, ADHD and bipolar, and even improved reading skills in children.