Yes, the title of the article is right. In case you were wondering if there was a typo – no, we are going to talk about turmeric side effects.
I know that sounds unbelievably ridiculous. Of course, how can turmeric have side effects? Anything else in this world, but turmeric? TURMERIC?
Yes. Turmeric. It does have side effects.
Turmeric Side EffectsIncreased Risk Of BleedingStomach Issues And GERDRaise Gallbladder ContractionsLower Blood PressureRisk Of Kidney StonesPregnant And Breastfeeding WomenDiarrhea And NauseaNot With Blood Thinning MedicinesCause Allergic ReactionsLead To InfertilityCause Iron DeficiencyRisky During Surgery
Let’s take a look at what are the side effects of turmeric?
1. Increased Risk Of Bleeding
Taking turmeric has been found to slow blood clotting. This can eventually increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people who are suffering from bleeding disorders (1). Turmeric might also interact with certain medications and cause excessive bleeding.
Stop taking turmeric if you are suffering from any bleeding disorders or are on any medication for the same.
2. Stomach Issues And GERD
Turmeric hasn’t been found to cause any kind of stomach issues or other gastrointestinal reactions when consumed as a part of a cooked curry. But in the case of turmeric intake for chronic conditions like arthritis or aching joints, it may lead to gastrointestinal issues.
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