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Penny Williams
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That could actually be from something in the multi-vitamin. MTHFR polymorphisms can cause some to have mood issues when taking folic acid, because the process to break it down into a useable form in the body is somewhat broken.

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For omegas to have any impact on focus and such, the dose needs to be pretty high.

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Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism