Positive impact of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in a dog with drug-resistant epilepsy: A case study

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2009-08-01
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Scorza, Fulvio A. [UNIFESP]
Cavalheiro, Esper A. [UNIFESP]
Arida, Ricardo M. [UNIFESP]
Terra, Vera C.
Scorza, Carla A. [UNIFESP]
Ribeiro, Miriam O.
Cysneiros, Roberta M.
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Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder in both dogs and humans. Although the pharmacological options for treatment of epilepsies have increased. it has been reported that two-thirds of dogs with epilepsy are refractory to antiepileptic drug therapy. To our knowledge, there are no experimental Studies in the literature that show an effect of omega-3 supplementation oil epilepsy in dogs. Our case study describes the effectiveness of daily intake of a moderate amount of fish oil in a case of canine epilepsy. (C) 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Epilepsy & Behavior. San Diego: Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, v. 15, n. 4, p. 527-528, 2009.
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