Achieving Seizure Freedom with Fish Oil in Children with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy
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- This study addressed the question whether daily intake of fish oil during three months had an effect on treatment-resistant epilepsy in children.
- More than half of the children had no epileptic attacks during the intervention period.
- The results support a limited number of studies in humans showing that omega-3 LCPUFA may have beneficial effects in epilepsy.
- Future studies with optimized protocols will be required to confirm the results.