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Dangers Of Eating Too Many Mushrooms
Supplements: It can get very confusing when you take a lot of supplements. Some might not be needed, and some might conflict with each other or with medications you're on. You can get reliable consultation from integrative or holistic medicine physicians on use of supplements for your individual situation: http://www.Holisticboard.Org/. ...Read more
You may get huge: I am sure you already know that the us is suffering an obesity epidemic because we have too much foods, often not the healthy type. If you over-eat/too much, you will get fat. Night eating is one contributing factor to our obesity epidemic. If you don't even know that you are eating, you certainly will get heavier over time. I would consult doc to find out why you are doing so. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: on what you are really getting. When it comes to herbal substances, especially in the US where they are essentially unregulated, you never know what you are getting. Even more so with illicit plant drugs like peyote, mescaline and psilocibin (which is the active ingredient in most 'magic' mushrooms). Bad trips with psychosis and flashbacks, anticholinergic effects -dry mouth, blurred vision etc. ...Read more
Dangers are Real.: The effects of mushrooms (psilocybin) vary significantly on their strength & purity. It is difficult to know much active material you are using. The significant issues occur when they are taken in large amt's.They have potential to cause nausea, vomiting, cramping, abdominal pain, diarrhea, ^ blood pressure, ^ heart rate, impaired judgment, dizziness, anxiety & flashbacks, numbness, dizziness >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many choices: Liver health is extremely important for many bodily processes, including detoxification. Nutrients found in foods like garlic, ginger, cilantro, parsley, beets and lemons are known to help with detoxification. Water is always a good idea. For those with liver enzyme elevations, the herb milk thistle has been studied and shown to be helpful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Natural History: The benefit of eating organic food is that the thousands of chemicals they (naturally) contain have been tested by nature over the millions of years of evolution, and found compatible with the ecosystem in which they developed. This may not be true of man-made chemicals, but at least the man-made chemicals have been tested for safety, whereas thousands of natural chemicals remain untested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, avoiding excessive calories, fats, and alcohol, and maintaining normal weight are all factors that promote and maintain health and therefore promote a healthy liver. I don't think that there's a "fix" for chronic liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are other supplements giving to farm animals that are causing obesity for people ingesting these foods?
Obesity: Possibly, but the majority of obesity comes from all of the bad food that we eat in the us (fast food, soda, desserts, candy, chips, etc) and the massive quantities that we eat (supersize, all you can eat buffets, etc), and lack of exercise (everyone drives in the us instead of walking/biking and we are couch potatoes). Example: 30% obesity in the us, 3% in japan. ...Read more
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