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Which supplements can cause constipation?
Find out which supplements can cause constipation, including iron, calcium, protein powders and drinks and others. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Which supplements can help treat constipation?
Find out which supplements can help for constipation, including fiber, flaxseed, probiotics, and magnesium.
Can turmeric or curcumin with black pepper extract cause constipation? I had this problem, but it resolved when I switched to a curcumin supplement without piperine (black pepper extract).
Learn more about black pepper extract, why it is added to turmeric/curcumin supplements, and if it can cause gastrointestinal effects.
After taking a curcumin supplement, I started getting chronic diarrhea which went away when I stopped taking it. Can curcumin supplements cause diarrhea?
Learn more about the side effects of curcumin supplements, including diarrhea and other gastrointestinal discomfort.
Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
IBS supplements may help reduce irritable bowel symptoms such as pain, diarrhea and constipation. Supplements include probiotics, melatonin, and flaxseed.
What are the health benefits of manuka honey, and is it safe?
Manuka honey health benefits, how it differs from common, store-bought honey, safety, evidence for using manuka honey for wounds, sore throat and cough, constipation and more.
Are there supplements I should take, or take differently, when intermittent fasting?
Supplements that may help when intermittent fasting. Information about whey protein, CoQ10, magnesium and others, plus coffee, fiber and more.
What are the side effects of magnesium supplements?
Info on magnesium supplement side effects, such as stomach upset, nausea and diarrhea. Learn about magnesium dosage, safety and drug interactions. ConsumerLab.com answer explains.
What is the best form of iron supplement?
Find out the best form of iron (such as ferrous glycinate, rerrous bisglycinate, ferrous sulfate and others) to take as a supplement, which form is best-absorbed and least likely to cause stomach upset. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Does magnesium cause diarrhea? Are some forms less likely to cause loose stools than others?
Could your magnesium supplement be causing diarrhea? Find out why the dose of magnesium in your supplement matters, and which forms of magnesium are less likely to cause diarrhea ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
As vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, why is it necessary to take it every day?
Find out how best to take vitamin D supplements, including cautions on overdoses.
Can taking too much fish oil be dangerous?
Find out if too much fish oil can be dangerous, and if taking too much fish oil can cause effects such as suppressing the immune system, thinning the blood (increasing the risk of bleeding), increasing levels of LDL cholesterol and liver enzymes or increasing the frequency in episodes atrial fibrillation. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Are there side effects from collagen supplements?
Find out if there are collagen side effects from supplements (collagen hydrolysate, collagen peptides, etc.) such as nausea, constipation, skin rash and others. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
I have IBS and don't want to take medication if I can help it. I've heard that peppermint works for IBS, but is there good research to support this?
Information about using peppermint oil for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), including clinical evidence, dosage, safety and more.
What is lunasin and does it really reduce cholesterol?
Lunasin supplement information, whether lunasin can lower cholesterol, safety and side effects, foods that contain lunasin, like soy.
Is magnesium citrate safe? I heard that it might cause damage to the esophagus.
Find out if magnesium citrate is safe to use or if it causes damage to the esophagus.
What is Prelief? Does it really help for heartburn and/or bladder pain from acidic foods?
Prelief information, including what it has been claimed to do (such as helping with painful bladder, frequent urination, heartburn or indigestion from acidic foods), clinical evidence, and safety.
Which supplements have been shown to be helpful for autism?
Find out which supplements may help reduce symptoms of autism, including multivitamins, probiotics, and melatonin.
Is it possible to get too much vitamin D?
Too much vitamin D can lead to adverse effects, including hypercalcemia (excess calcium in the blood).
I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
Supplement interactions with proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec) and Nexium.
Do any supplements naturally suppress appetite and help with weight loss?
Learn which natural ingredients can suppress appetite and find if these natural appetite suppressants help with weight loss.
Does Prevagen really improve memory?
Learn more about Prevagen, including clinical studies on Prevagen's impact on memory & cognition, safety, pricing, and an FDA warning letter. ConsumerLab explores the efficacy of Prevagen.
Does taking a laxative interfere with the absorption of vitamins or minerals?
Information on laxative interactions with other medications and supplements such as Maalox, antibiotics, and statins and diabetes medications.
Does drinking coffee increase or decrease the risk of cancer? Can it slow cancer progression?
Learn more about coffee, its safety, if it's good for you, and if it impacts your risk of cancer.
Does OsteoMD improve calcium absorption and increase bone density?
ConsumerLab reviews the evidence for OsteoMD by 1MD, a bone health supplement promoted to slow bone loss and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
What is lactoferrin and will it really strengthen my immune system?
Info about lactoferrin supplements, clinical evidence for strengthening the immune system, preventing or treating colds, gut health and treating H.
What are the health benefits of grapefruit seed extract (GSE)? Is it safe?
Learn more about grapefruit seed extract health benefits, including its possible antifungal and antibacterial effects and its safety.
Does Restore (Bionic Sciences LLC) really improve gut health? What is in Restore?
Learn more about Restore, including clinical studies on gut health, dosage, cost, and safety.