5 Disadvantages Of Drinking Turmeric Milk
If you're an Indian kid, you're very well aware of the many benefits of turmeric milk aka haldi wala dhoodh.
But did you know that when consumed in excess, turmeric milk can cause several health risks as well? I bet not!
In today's post let's take a look at some of the disadvantages of turmeric milk.
1. Health Risks
When consumed in access, turmeric milk can cause heartburn, nausea, indigestion, internal bleeding, liver troubles, diarrhoea, hyperactive gallbladder, low blood pressure and can also affect menstruation.
Pregnant women should avoid consuming excess turmeric as it can cause menstrual period or stimulate the uterus, putting the pregnancy at risk.
3. Worsens Gallbladder problems
Turmeric can worsen gallbladder problems. It is advised against drinking turmeric milk if you have gallstones or a bile duct obstruction.
4. Slows Blood Clotting
Turmeric can slow blood clotting. This might raise the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders or people taking blood thinners.
Turmeric might lower testosterone levels. This can reduce fertility. Turmeric should be used cautiously by people trying to have a baby.