0302 GMT November 22, 2019
Hadith Sabour, the lead author of the study, said the study investigated effects of fish oil and omega-3 in treating osteoporosis in people suffering from SCI, ISNA wrote.
A total of 82 people suffering from the disease were investigated for 14 months, and received one gram omega-3 daily. The results showed that the drug failed to help the patients. “However, it proved effective in recovering physical response and depression in the patients."
Osteoporosis is frequently seen in people suffering from SCI, she said, adding that because this group of people does not have considerable physical activities, it is not useful in diets.