Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is used as a supplement for preterm infants, as an ingredient in infant formula, during the first four months of life to enhance mental development. It is also used for treating type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease (CAD), dementia, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). DHA is also used for enhancing vision, preventing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), preventing and treating depression, and reducing aggressive behavior in people under stressful situations. In combination with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), DHA is used for a variety of conditions, please see “Omega 3 Fatty Acids: EPA”. DHA is also used in combination with arachidonic acid during the first four to six months of life to enhance mental development of infants. It is also used orally in combination with evening primrose oil, thyme oil, and vitamin E (Efalex) to improve movement disorders in children with dyspraxia.