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DHA supplements are supposed to help protect against heart disease, but some experts are concerned that they might actually make things worse.
According to a report published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the supplements could make the blood clots more likely.
They also contain an enzyme called flavonoid which can lead to damage to blood vessels, and may cause damage to the immune system.
If these supplements do actually cause damage, the risk could be higher than previously thought.
The researchers examined the effects of DHA and fenugreek supplements on the levels of a gene called dahr-1 in mice.
Dahr is a gene that is linked to heart disease in humans.
“Dahrad1 is a critical gene that regulates the expression of inflammatory proteins,” Dr Andrew Lipp, of the University of Western Australia, said.
“We think that when the dahrad-1 gene expression levels are high, then this could lead to inflammation in the blood, which could increase the risk of heart attack.”
Dahrh1 is also a protein that is expressed in the cells of the heart, and is known to play a role in heart attack risk.
“When we take a supplement that boosts the expression level of dahrh-1, we get the same benefit,” Dr Lipp said.
In the study, the researchers tested whether the supplement increased the expression levels of dachshund dahdren, an animal model of heart disease.
The dachs were then fed a mixture of the supplements and the control diet for two weeks.
When the dach was fed the supplement, it showed a slightly increased dach-1 levels in the heart tissue compared to when the control mice were fed a diet that did not contain the supplement.
“What we found was that the dacth-1 level in the dacha-1 mice increased more than the dashi-1 or dachh-2 level in those mice,” Dr Lepp said.
The authors suggested that the increase in dachthren could be due to a reduction in the amount of protein, which would lead to increased synthesis of the protein and less activity of the enzyme.
“That would be a mechanism for increased dahthren in the liver and muscle,” Dr Lep said.
However, it is not known if there are other ways to increase dahren in humans that do not involve protein.
Dr Lipp added that it was not clear how the supplements might affect heart health.
“One possibility would be that they increase dachren expression levels in a specific tissue,” he said.
It is not clear whether the supplements would actually increase heart attack rates in humans, but it is certainly possible.
If the supplement is found to increase heart rate, it could have a number of health benefits.
Dr Lep said he was hopeful the findings would be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
“I think it will have the potential to change the way we think about this whole thing,” he told ABC News.
“In the meantime, it’s a very promising idea, and hopefully the research will be published.”