Is fish oil good for your heart and brain?
Two omega-3s in fish oil may boost brain function in people with heart disease. Two omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may help improve brain function in older adults who have a type of heart disease known to put people at risk for cognitive decline.
Can omega-3 heal the heart?
Omega-3s help keep your heart healthy and protected against stroke. They also help improve your heart health if you already have heart disease. Your body does not make omega-3 fatty acids on its own. You need to get them from your diet.
How long does it take for omega-3 to work for heart?
It can take up to one month for optimal levels of EPA and DHA to be reached in your blood, but in the brain and heart it can take up to 3 months, until the fatty acids saturate more in those areas.