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Doctor insights on: The Side Effects Of Taking A Cinnamon Supplement

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Is one stick of cinnamon infused in one 950 liter of hot water too much to cause side effects?

How fast you drink?: It isn't the cinnamon, it's how fast you drink the liter of hot water and how hot the water was. Either too hot or too fast can make you uncomfortable. You should be able to tell. ...Read more

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I read where 1/2 tea. Of cinnamon added to your cereal or coffee reduces your cholestrald/trigliserades significantly. Is this safe? Side effects?

I read where 1/2 tea. Of cinnamon added to your cereal or coffee reduces your cholestrald/trigliserades significantly. Is this safe? Side effects?

Cinnamon is safe: And can be used to help the conditions you mention plus help balance blood sugar. You can get cinnamon capsules in the health food store. Make sure you talk w/your doc, especially if diabetic because the cinnamon can change the dose of medicine you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking a probiotic supplement?

What are the side effects of taking a probiotic supplement?

Gas, bloating: Probiotics' side effects, if they occur, tend to be mild and digestive (such as gas or bloating) ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

Mostly GI Distress: Side effects from taking iron supplements are most often diarrhea or constipation and epigastric abdominal discomfort. Taken after a meal, side effects decrease, but there is an increased risk of interaction with other substances. Black stools are not uncommon, but harmless. Liquid form can discolor the teeth and intramuscular injections can be painful and leave a brown discoloration. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of taking a high-dose calcium supplement?

What are the common side effects of taking a high-dose calcium supplement?

None are common.: Side effects with the proper dose of calcium supplements are not common. Occasionally constipation is a problem. ...Read more

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I am currently on Eltroxin and also taking Duromine for weight lose and also taking Zinc supplements daily what are the side effects of taking all?

I am currently on Eltroxin and also taking Duromine for weight lose and also taking Zinc supplements daily what are the side effects of taking all?

Side effects: The side effects of meds can affect anybody or nobody.
Please go online and look separately for the three items you listed. You will see a list of possible side effects but most are uncommon.

Regarding weight loss the most important thing is exercise. Don't overdo it but start with 30 minutes exercise twice a week.

Do you really need Duromine? ...Read more

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Taking a weight loss supplement it has anthraquinone 0.196 g of it what is anthraquinone and is this safe and what are the Side effects of taking it?

Taking a weight loss supplement it has anthraquinone 0.196 g of it what is anthraquinone and is this safe and what are the Side effects of taking it?

Dietary supplements: Why do we take "stuff" then ask about safety & interactions afterwards. Why don't we ask those questions 1st? Manufacturers of dietary supplements are not require to prove effectiveness or safety before marketing. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Anthraquinone for info on Anthraquinone, which is a stimulant laxative & not recommended for weight loss. ...Read more

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Does taking protien supplement have any side effects?

Does taking protien supplement have any side effects?

Not unless...: You have kidney disease. If young and healthy and on a weight training program, take no more than 2 grams of protein per 2.2 lbs (kg) of body weight per day. Any more than that provides no added benefit! ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking zinc supplements?

Are there any side effects to taking zinc supplements?

Take in moderation: Too much zinc can prevent absorption of other elements such as iron and magnesium. ...Read more

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Hi is taking whey supplement detrimental to health? Or are there any serious side effects?

Hi is taking whey supplement detrimental to health? Or are there any serious side effects?

Whey protein is: Fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of too much B-12, should I be taking a supplement if I'm not deficient?

What are the side effects of too much B-12, should I be taking a supplement if I'm not deficient?

No: In rare cases, excess B12 supplementation may cause some numbness or tingling in the arm, hands and face. You shouldn't take the vitamin if you don't have a specific dietary deficiency. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking a calcium supplement?

Are there any side effects to taking a calcium supplement?

Depends: No serious side effects if taken as directed. If too much, can cause high calcium level in the blood and subsequently urine, kidney stone, low magnesium in blood, constipation, nausea...The last two symptoms can occur even at normal replacement dose. ...Read more

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Can taking CLA Supplement affect the colour of our urine? And are there any bad side effects?

Can taking CLA Supplement affect the colour of our urine? And are there any bad side effects?

Yes: Don't know about the urine but you need to know these are not FDA approved because these companies do not do the rigorous testing that is required. There are some actions of these supplements that reduce caloric intake but no product beats your ability to make a choice at each meal about choosing the right food and eating only the amount you need for the day. Visit your meal on half. Simple. ...Read more

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Is taking protien supplements after weight training unhealthy? What are the side effects if any?

Is taking protien supplements after weight training unhealthy? What are the side effects if any?

Supplements un-neede: For a normal healthy 22 yo, taking supplements to build bulk is just not needed. A better investment is a healthy diet and a single multivitamin. The weight lifting alone will serve its function. Of course adding injections of anything is unwise. Enjoy the workouts. ...Read more

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I'm taking butterbur for migraines does this supplement have any side effects I should know about?

I'm taking butterbur for migraines does this supplement have any side effects I should know about?

NOT REALLY: I have extensively used purified butterbur in form of petadolex, and have never had much comment about any side effect except one patient said it left a flavour of grass in his mouth, and one lady said when she belched it smelled like hay. Otherwise, about 80% improve without any major issues. ...Read more