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i ate a lot of annona(cherimoya, sugar sop) and after a few hours i feel pain in my brain? are these toxic in excess?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: I doubt this acute toxicity, but be very cautious with these. They're probably the cause of the neurodegenerative disease that's common where they're eaten. A curious legal loophole allows them to be used in dubious "holistic remedies" -- this discredits real, safe botanicals. I'm sorry this happened to you and i hope you will shun them in the future.

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