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Are there side effects of omega-6 fatty acid supplements?

Yes, although omega-6 fatty acid occurs naturally, there are some side effects associated with supplement. They include:

  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Lose stools

While none of these conditions are serious, this does not mean omega-6 fatty acid has no serious consequences. It can interact with other medications and conditions, causing severe complications. You should talk to your doctor before you begin this supplement.

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