Tag: Common Side Effects

Spirulina Side Effects: Common and Uncommon

Spirulina Side Effects: Common and Uncommon

Spirulina is a nutritional supplement made from some species of blue-green algae that live in Southeast Asia and Mexico. ItÂ’s rich in nutrients such as amino acids, protein, B complex vitamins, minerals, beta carotene and Vitamin E. It is commercially available in pills, powders or in freeze-dried flakes. It is also a popular food for [...]

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Metamucil Side Effects: Common and Uncommon

Metamucil Side Effects: Common and Uncommon

Metamucil is a popular brand of over the counter laxative products. It includes powders and wafer bars. The main ingredient in Metamucil is psyllium husk powder. This ingredient is also found in commercial colon cleansing products. Psyllium helps stimulate the bowels and create softer stools that move easy through the bowels, sometimes to spectacular effect. [...]

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Recognize Tetanus Shot Side Effects

Recognize Tetanus Shot Side Effects

Lockjaw or tetanus is a potentially deadly condition caused by rapidly-multiplying bacteria called Clostridium tetani that enter the body through an injury such as a puncture wound. Before a vaccine was developed in 1924, tetanus killed countless millions of people, pets and livestock every year. Even today, tetanus still kills 1 out of every 10 [...]

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