For those who are in the market for a fish therapy, there are plenty of options out there.
Here’s what you need to know to find one that suits your needs.
What is a fish medicine?
A fish therapy is a therapy that uses fish as an effective treatment for conditions such as depression, anxiety and more.
It’s basically a combination of medications that are designed to reduce anxiety, promote mental health and enhance the immune system.
Can you use fish oil or fish oil capsules?
Fish oil is a natural form of omega-3 fatty acid.
It contains a mixture of fatty acids found in fish, such as linoleic acid, and can be used to treat depression, stress, anxiety, and more, said Karen Wiedenbach, the vice-president of marketing at Therapeutics.
“The way we make it is with an organic source of omega 3 fatty acids, and it also has the benefit of helping to lower inflammation in the body and promote healing.”
Can fish oil help reduce or reverse depression?
“We know that omega-6 fatty acids are important to mood and anxiety,” said Wiedensbach.
“It’s one of the most effective ways to help lower inflammation and promote wellness.”
Can it reduce depression?
While there are no long-term studies on the effectiveness of fish oil for treating depression, Wiedenberg says there are some positive studies to suggest it might help people.
“Our clinical trials have shown that omega 6 fatty acids can decrease the number of depressive episodes,” she said.
Can there be any side effects?
The amount of fish in fish oil is quite small.
“They can have some potential side effects, but they’re very low in doses that are likely to be a benefit,” said Dr. David Aylward, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Minnesota.
How does it work?
The fish therapy method uses fish oil in the same way it would use any other medication.
That means it’s a blend of omega oils and fatty acids that are created using algae.
“We start with an algae blend and add the fish oils to it,” said Aylwards.
“Then we add fish oil to it to make a gel-like substance.
It has the effect of preventing inflammation and restoring the immune response.”
What are the ingredients in fish therapy capsules?
According to the manufacturer, Fish Therapy is made up of two ingredients: 1.
A blend of fish oils and omega-7 fatty acids.
The fatty acids help promote inflammation and are thought to have anti-inflammatory properties.
2,2-Dihydroxyflavonoids, or DHA, are a type of fatty acid that is often found in our body.
DHA helps fight off inflammation and depression.
It can also improve the immune function of the body.
“Fish therapy capsules are an important part of our holistic treatment approach,” said Therapeutic.
“These capsules help to stabilize the immune and mental health systems, and we believe they may be especially effective for individuals who suffer from depression, as well as those with chronic pain and chronic fatigue.”
Can I use fish therapy for all conditions?
Therapeurs have found that fish therapy can be helpful for treating anxiety and depression as well.
For example, they’re able to treat patients who have difficulty sleeping, stress related issues, or are struggling with their weight.
Wiedenburg said the company has found that patients with depression are more likely to use fish therapies if they have a positive mood, so they may choose to do so.
“What we see with patients with depressive disorders is they’re less likely to go for a medication when they have depression, and they may not use fish in order to try to get that medication,” she explained.
“So we think this may be one way to be able to give them more effective treatment options.”
How long do fish therapy animals need to be in the tank?
Therapurs can keep fish for up to three months in a tank.
“If you’re going to go to a big fish tank, it’s important that the animals are in good health,” said Kaitlin, the Therapeur customer service rep.
“That way they have good nutrition, healthy air and they don’t have to go through the stress of getting in and out of the tank.”
Can a fish oil capsule work on my thyroid?
While fish oil has been used in the treatment of thyroid problems for decades, it doesn’t have a long-lasting effect on the thyroid.
“There’s no way to tell if a fish capsule is going to work or not,” said Liza.
“But it’s definitely something you want to be aware of.”
Is fish therapy cruelty-free?
While the treatment is being used as a safe alternative to pharmaceutical medications, Therapeutical is committed to providing a safe and cruelty- free experience for our customers. “Ther