Omega-3 Fatty Acids a Potentially Useful Natural Remedy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Orlando, FL -- (SBWire) -- 08/25/2016 --Today, an increasing number of people are suffering from a variety of medical conditions, including the fatal ones. There are also many who suffer from ailments that affect their mental health, and they also have their own share of struggles. While there are treatments, such as drugs, used to fight psychological disorders, the use of natural alternatives is becoming more and more popular nowadays.

Omega-3 fatty acids are a potentially useful natural remedy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Omega-3s can be found in fish such as halibut, herring, sardines, and tuna. They can also be obtained through supplementation. Fish oil supplements are widely used nowadays by individuals who want to fight a myriad of medical conditions.

"Those who want to improve their physical and mental health may take fish oil supplements, which typically contain high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder that affects the behavior and brain. It is an anxiety disorder that makes sufferers struggle with repetitive behaviors and thoughts. The disorder is often left unrecognized because many sufferers tend to keep it hidden. For individuals who are suffering from the condition, the struggle is real. Many even live a reduced quality of life just because of the condition.

According to the survey conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in the 1980s, over 2 percent of the population suffers from OCD. This means that the condition is more common than panic disorder, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. The condition can range from mild to severe, and if left untreated, can result in the limitation of the sufferer's capacity to function. Experts believe that OCD often develops during childhood.

Psychotherapy and medications are often used to treat the condition. Medications include anti-depressants and anti-psychotic drugs. However, using these medications carries along certain disadvantages such as the side effects they cause. Side effects include difficulty in starting to urinate, sleepiness, and dry mouth.

OCD sufferers who want to avoid these side effects may consider using natural alternatives such as fish oil. According to experts, omega-3 fats are believed to be effective fight a range of psychological conditions, including obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Fish oil supplements are widely used by individuals who want to take advantage of the therapeutic benefits of omega-3 fats without consuming fish on a daily basis. Most of the best fish oil supplements contain high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids. They also contain little to no environmental pollutants such as mercury and other toxic metals (

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