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Functions of Nerves

What is the relationship between DHA and myelin?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Nerve Impulses
    DHA or docosahexaenoic acid makes up myelin, the cover over nerve fibers that ensures the fast accurate movement of nerve impulses. Watch the animation to learn more about DHA and myelin.



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