Possible side effects to consuming chia seeds include a drop in blood pressure, allergic reaction and an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to Heal With Food. Because chia seeds contain a large amount of omega-3 fatty acids, they can act as a blood thinner, creating a negative interaction for people taking prescription blood thinners or aspirin that can lead to excessive bleeding.Know More
In some cases, people are allergic to chia seeds and consuming them can cause hives, rashes or watery eyes, according to Heal With Food. In rare cases, some people have a severe reaction to chia seeds that causes trouble breathing and swelling of the tongue. This allergy is associated with a mustard allergy. People who are allergic to mustard or other plants in that family should avoid chia seeds. In other people, chia seeds cause gastrointestinal distress due to their high fiber content.
According to WebMD, the high level of alpha-linolenic acid contained in chia seeds has shown an increased risk for the development of prostate cancer in studies. People with an increased risk of prostate cancer should avoid consuming chia seeds. Because there is little research done on the health effects of eating chia while pregnant or breast-feeding, it is recommended to avoid consumption of chia seeds while pregnant or breast-feeding to prevent possible negative effects.Learn More
The most common side effects of forskolin include elevated risk of bleeding, possible interference with treatments for blood vessel and heart disease, and lowered blood pressure. Because high doses may hinder fetal growth, expecting and breastfeeding mothers are advised to avoid it, according to WebMD.Full Answer >
Immunocal is generally recognized as safe by the Food and Drug Administration. However, persons who are sensitive to milk proteins may experience unpleasant side effects such as gas, bloating and cramps. In rare cases a rash may occur, according to Drugs.com.Full Answer >
The side effects of arnica include throat and mouth irritation, stomach pain, rashes, diarrhea, vomiting, elevated heartbeat and blood pressure, organ failure, heart damage, coma and death. The Canadian government prohibits the use of arnica as an ingredient in food, according to WebMD.Full Answer >
Because Full Throttle is an energy drink that contains caffeine, sugar and taurine, the side effects of consuming it include dehydration, increased blood pressure and worsening of the symptoms of certain diseases, such as bipolar disorder, according to WebMD. The long term effects of consuming energy drinks is not clear.Full Answer >