Danger Of Spirulina

Danger Of Spirulina
Danger Of Spirulina

Fans of Spirulina call it a superfood because this blue-green algae contains over 100 different nutrients and is rich in protein and several vitamins. Spirulina products are available in a fresh dried form as well as tablets capsules extract powder and flakes. People can also grow it at home. Side effects are uncommon and are more likely if people take too large doses
Light Fever
One possible side effect spirulina is one. slightly-elevated temperature because the high protein level and certain other nutrients promotes the body’s metabolism which can convert fat to heat energy.
Other Side Effects
Other side effects include dizziness gastrointestinal problems itching headache muscle pain and sweat.
Importance of Hydration
People taking spirulina can experience thirst as well as constipation both because not enough water is consumed. Spirulina users should drink at least half liters of water along with the supplement.
Kidney problems
If people take large doses of spirulina they risk the risk of kidney damage. Spirulina has a high concentration of nucleic acid the waste product uric acid. Too much uric acid can cause kidney stones and other problems.
liver problems
Another danger of spirulina is that very high doses have been associated with hepatic impairment. This may be due to the high concentration of vitamins and minerals some of which can be toxic in large quantities.
Spirulina may react with several other drugs herbs and supplements. (See Resources below for a list of these substances.)