When you have an autoimmune disease your immune system starts reacting to your own tissues and cells. In addition, both your innate and adaptive immune system can be involved in attacking your body’s own cells in autoimmunity. Under normal circumstances, your body knows to not attack your body’s cells and to just leave them alone.
Fish oil is a product that is widely available in stores under many different brands. It is advertised to promote heart and brain health, reduce inflammation, and maintain healthy cholesterol that is within normal range. But while it's proven to give your body benefits, is it worth the investment?