It is found that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can help rheumatoid arthritis. Studies have shown that EPA and DHA, two of the fatty acids found in fish oil, help reduce common inflammation of the joints caused by RA. It has also been discover that fish oil can help reduce joint stiffness. It is recommended that a person living with arthritis needs to take 2.6 grams of fish oil twice a day to receive it’s benefits.
- Following a doctor’s treatment plan can help people manage arthritis pain and reduce the risk of complications.
- Fish oil may be beneficial in the treatment of arthritis by reducing inflammation in the joints.
- Fish oil may also help reduce certain fats that are found in the bloodstream and lower a person’s blood pressure.
“A study in 2016 found that daily supplementation with omega-3 had such a positive effect on RA that it reduced the need for analgesic medication.”