Wonder-drug fish oil can help protect the brain from chronic stress, new research suggests. Researchers from John's Hopkins University studied how effective fish oil supplements were in preventing the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in rescue workers involved in clean up after Japan 's catastrophic 2011 earthquake. The findings revealed that omega-3 in fish oil supplements could help repair damage to the brain caused by traumatic events. They also suggested that the supplements could help protect the brain from the negative effects of chronic stress.
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