How does the brain communicate with the nerves?

Supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids was shown to confer neuroprotective properties and encourage nerve regeneration in animal models of peripheral nerve injury. The fatty acids, most commonly found in fish oils, were also shown to decreases the severity of muscular atrophy post-injury.

Sources: Improved Outcome after Peripheral Nerve Injury in Mice with Increased Levels of Endogenous Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

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