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What are the warnings for alfalfa supplements for?

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Dr. Martin Fried
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In brief: Seed unsafe longterm

The seeds are unsafe longterm and may cause reactions similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.
It may also cause the skin to become sensitive to the sun. It is unsafee to use during pregnancy and breast feeding because of its estrogen like effect. Autoimmune diseases might flare up from taking alfalfa.Hormone sensitive conditons as breast , uterine, ovarian, cancer and endometriosis might worsen.

In brief: Seed unsafe longterm

The seeds are unsafe longterm and may cause reactions similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.
It may also cause the skin to become sensitive to the sun. It is unsafee to use during pregnancy and breast feeding because of its estrogen like effect. Autoimmune diseases might flare up from taking alfalfa.Hormone sensitive conditons as breast , uterine, ovarian, cancer and endometriosis might worsen.
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