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What are the side effects of eating a lot of ginger?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Side effects are not

Common w ginger.
However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) are not recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory.

In brief: Side effects are not

Common w ginger.
However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) are not recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
meds, blood thinners. Diabetics on meds should also d/w dr because it may v blood sugar.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ginger

Good source of antioxidants and has calming effect.
Excess can sometimes cause bloating and nausea.

In brief: Ginger

Good source of antioxidants and has calming effect.
Excess can sometimes cause bloating and nausea.
Dr. Alan Ali
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