What are the side effects of curcumin and turmeric?
Do curcumin and turmeric supplements have possible side effects? Get information about drug interactions with curcumin and turmeric supplements and more. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Reviewed and edited by Tod Cooperman, M.D.
Limited research suggests that high doses of curcumin may help prevent precancerous conditions (such as in the colon and bone marrow) from becoming cancerous, but there is no strong evidence that curcumin slows the progression of existing cancers. For details, see the Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements and Spices Review >>.
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