Omega-3 Fats May Benefit Sarcoidosis Sufferers


19 Sep

Orlando, FL— September 19, 2015 — Sarcoidosis is a condition that doesn’t often cause symptoms. However, it can cause organ damage on a long-term basis. While there are medications used for the condition, there are natural alternatives available for individuals who may want to try a more natural alternative.

Omega-3 fatty acids may have the potential to help sarcoidosis sufferers. Sarcoidosis is characterized by granulomas in the body. Granulomas are small bead-like patches of inflamed cells that appear in the lungs and lymph nodes. It can also affect eyes, muscles, and skin.

“Omega-3 fats can be found in fish oil. Individuals who want to obtain these healthy fats can eat fish such as tuna or sardines or use supplements,” said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O’Sullivan.

Individuals with sarcoidosis who have fiber-like scar tissue in their lungs are often susceptible to breathing problems. The condition may also develop over time and produce symptoms that go away quickly or last for years.

In addition to shortness of breath, individuals who suffer from pulmonary sarcoidosis also suffer from weight loss, chest pain, fatigue, weakness, dry cough, enlarged lymph nodes, fever, swelling, eye infections, or inflamed liver.

While it has not been established yet what causes the condition, some researchers believe it’s due to the excessive response of the overactive immune system to an invading organism. There are also other researchers who believe it is caused by allergens or infection. The condition can be diagnosed through blood tests, lung function tests, biopsy, chest x-ray, and other tests.

Medications are often used to fight swelling, pain, rashes, fever, pain, and lung problems. However, making dietary and lifestyle changes are believed to help prevent or control complications like kidney stones. Sufferers may follow a nutrition plan that is rich in antioxidants and avoid smoking.

While there are medications available for the condition, using them may lead to certain side effects. These side effects include the risk of developing diabetes, tuberculosis, and hypertension. There are also medications and surgical procedures recommended for the condition.

The use of omega-3 fats is believed to be helpful in fighting inflammation in the body. Sufferers can eat fish such as halibut or salmon. They can also take fish oil supplements to get higher doses of omega-3 fats.

Today, many people prefer to consume fish oil supplements versus eating fish. Supplements are believed to have little to no environmental pollutants as opposed to commercially-available fish. They are also believed to help fight a variety of medical conditions naturally without causing side effects, as pharmaceutical medications may often do.
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