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Effect of omega-3 on auditory system
Vida Rahimi1, Saeid Farahani 1, Maliheh Nobakht2, Atoosa Saeidpour3, Shohreh Jalaie4
1- Department of Audiology, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2- Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
3- Department of Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Biostatistics, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
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Background and Aim: Omega-3 fatty acid have structural and biological roles in the body 's various systems . Numerous studies have tried to research about it. Auditory system is affected a s well. The aim of this article was to review the researches about the effect of omega-3 on auditory system.

Methods: We searched Medline , Google Scholar, PubMed, Cochrane Library and SID search engines with the "auditory" and "omega-3" keywords and read textbooks about this subject between 19 70 and 20 13.

Conclusion: Both excess and deficient amounts of dietary omega-3 fatty acid can cause harmful effects on fetal and infant growth and development of brain and central nervous system esspesially auditory system. It is important to determine the adequate dosage of omega-3.

Keywords: Auditory system, auditory brainstem response, omega-3, long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
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Type of Study: Review |
Received: 2013/01/20 | Accepted: 2013/02/14 | Published: 2013/11/18
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