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Is eating tumeric in excess bad?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can be!

Can't answer it without knowing how much.
It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea.

In brief: Can be!

Can't answer it without knowing how much.
It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Also

1) not wise in pregnancy as can cause uterus to cramp 2) can increase bleeding if on blood thinners already.
You may also bleed more easily even if not on blood thinners but you would have to take a very large dose. Don't take w/in 2 weeks of a surgery 3) some forms of chemotherapy don't work as well if tumeric is on board--check with your doctor. 4) can worsen gallbladder issues like gallstones.

In brief: Also

1) not wise in pregnancy as can cause uterus to cramp 2) can increase bleeding if on blood thinners already.
You may also bleed more easily even if not on blood thinners but you would have to take a very large dose. Don't take w/in 2 weeks of a surgery 3) some forms of chemotherapy don't work as well if tumeric is on board--check with your doctor. 4) can worsen gallbladder issues like gallstones.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What excess?

Can't answer it without knowing how much.
It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea.

In brief: What excess?

Can't answer it without knowing how much.
It is not poisonous but too much will give you a stomach ache and cramping with diarrhea.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
Thank
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