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Does omega-6 fatty acid really work?

Studies have shown mixed results regarding the effects of omega-6 fatty acids on certain disorders. Doctors know that omega 6 fatty acids do, indeed, promote heart and brain health. In addition, they know that omega-6 fatty acid may be effective in treating people with diabetic neuropathy, breast cancer, mastalgia, and osteoporosis. However, doctors are not sure that omega 6 fatty acids work for treating other conditions.

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