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Is it true that flax seed oil or omega-3 fats will help a child with add?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Generally No

The benefits shown in research are minimal at best.
Not worth the money! altho more research would be helpful.

In brief: Generally No

The benefits shown in research are minimal at best.
Not worth the money! altho more research would be helpful.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: Omega 3 and ADD

Flax seed oil does have omega 3.
Omega 3 in several studies does improve some add symptoms but are usually not enough of an effect to overcome the issues children have with add. But I do reccommend it with my add patients along with other medicines.

In brief: Omega 3 and ADD

Flax seed oil does have omega 3.
Omega 3 in several studies does improve some add symptoms but are usually not enough of an effect to overcome the issues children have with add. But I do reccommend it with my add patients along with other medicines.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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