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6 Symptoms of Omega-3 Deficiency

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Omega-3 fish oil is good for nearly every system in your body. But how do you know if you’re getting enough from the fatty fish, flaxseed, walnuts and other omega-3 rich foods in your diet?

This is important to know, because spotting the early signs of an omega-3 deficiency, can help you prevent a more serious health problem down the road.

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Here are 7 easy ways to identify symptoms that may indicate you need more of this essential nutrient:

1. Rough, dry skin (In fact, omega-3s have been known to revive tired-looking skin.)

2. Lifeless brittle hair that is dull and dry; dandruff

3. Soft, peeling or brittle nails

4. Excessive thirst, frequent urination

5. Difficulty falling asleep at night and waking up in the morning

6. Problems with attention including easy distractibility, poor concentration and memory (Which explains why several studies found increased omega-3 intake may protect brain function.)

As you scan through this list, it’s easy to see that the majority of people would not suspect a deficiency in essential omega-3 fatty acids as the source of the problem. Instead, they’ll mistakenly address their health issues with an over-the-counter solution or not at all, thinking it’s just a phase. But this mistake is costly, because it means that your heart, joints, nervous system and eyes need more essential omega-3s to support optimal function.

If you have one or more of these symptoms, it’s easy to find out if indeed you do have an omega-3 deficiency. Call your doctor and schedule an omega-3 index test. This simple blood test measures the amount of DHA and EPA fats found in your red blood cell membranes. EPA and DHA are the essential fatty acid components in omega-3s that your body needs to function at its best.

Sources:

https://www.gbhealthwatch.com/Nutrient-Omega3-Symptoms.php

https://www.downtoearth.org/health/nutrition/benefits-essential-fatty-acids

https://igennus.com/nutrition/omega-3-science/omega-3-deficiences/

http://nutritiondata.self.com/foods-000140000000000000000.html

http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704107204574469352045827152

 

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