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First, you are to not exceed three 1000 mg gel caps per day of fish oil or flaxseed oil caps. Not six. Second, yes you can get Mercury poisoning IF the capsules are contaminated. This is more likely if you purchase cheap, lower quality, generic brand capsules instead of a Name Brand product. It's just a buyer beware, Russian Roulette type of thing.



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