Maroon, Bost Author Book

Pittsburgh, September 8, 2006 -- Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates director Joseph Maroon, MD, and clinical instructor Jeff Bost, have authored a book, Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory, that takes a look at the health effectiveness of this natural anti-inflammatory supplement.

The book focuses on the many benefits of fish oil supplements scientifically documented in over 900 clinical studies in treating such conditions as arthritis, spine pain, heart and vascular disease, depression and even very promising research on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases. The book explains the basic process of inflammation and the factors that cause inflammation to be a chronic condition.

Also included is information on current pharmaceutical NSAIDs and their side effects, and includes a discussion on the withdrawal of Vioxx in 2004.

Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory is available through Basic Health Publications.