The BMJ. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The research was built upon the team’s prior studies on how linoleic acid impacted chronic pain.
Linoleic acid, a polyunsaturated fatty acid, is found in corn, soybean, and similar oils, nuts, and seeds. The team’s previous research investigated if linoleic acid exacerbated migraine pain processing tissues and pathways in the trigeminal nerve.
This is the largest, most intricate of the body’s twelve cranial nerves. This research discovered that a diet low in linoleic acid but high in omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish) could reduce migraine pain.This current study involved 182 adults who experienced frequent migraines.Read more on powerofpositivity.com