Omega-6 Fatty Acids

How does Omega-6 Fatty Acids work?

There isn't enough information available to know how omega-6 fatty acids work.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information available to know if omega-6 fatty acids are safe to use as medicine. They can cause an increase in the level of triglycerides (a type of cholesterol) in the blood.

Do not use omega-6 fatty acids if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have high triglycerides (a type of cholesterol).

Dosing considerations for Omega-6 Fatty Acids.

The appropriate dose of omega-6 fatty acids depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for omega-6 fatty acids. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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