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Omega-3 for pollen allergy

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Overall, the authors conclude that regular dietary consumption of fish oil does not seem to do enough to suppress bronchial hyperactivity related to asthma (Kitz et al. 5).
Currently, dietary supplementation with fish oil is a matter of debate among the scientific community. While some suggest that fish oil supplementation is a viable treatment option for asthma, supporters of this method still question whether a limited number of high doses is preferable over long-term supplementation with lower doses. Kitz and colleagues conclude that no final recommendation can be made on the preventive or therapeutic effects of Omega-3 fatty acids and that further studies are needed to assess the role of Omega-3 fatty acids in regulating asthma-related respiratory conditions (Kitz et al., 5).

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