Fish Oil Aids Hearts by Easing Stress | Longevity science |
Omega-3s moderate blood levels of triglycerides and inflammation – two key drivers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) – and exert beneficial effects on blood pressure and heart rhythms. In addition, it’s likely that omega-3s exert as yet unknown “nutrigenomic” effects on people’s genes. Until now, no one had ever examined the ways in which omega-3s might moderate people’s physiological reactions to stress … some of which promote CVD or are or suspected of doing that.