Dietary supplements can also be harmful to your health if taken in large quantities. Countless people are affected without knowing it.
To maintain a healthy lifestyle, many people turn to nutritional supplements. But so-called miracle pills can contain dangers. Health problems are possible if you take medications without medical supervision. And your wallet suffers too. Because the costs of pills and pills increase quickly.
An overdose of vitamins and minerals that seem harmless can cause serious symptoms. Instead of the expected increase in vitality, nausea, headaches and even long-term health problems may occur. The body needs a balanced proportion of nutrients, and too much can seriously upset this balance.
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A healthy lifestyle prevents deficiency symptoms
Healthy adults who maintain a healthy lifestyle and eat a balanced diet generally get all the important nutrients. You should only take dietary supplements if they are recommended by a doctor due to a proven deficiency. This can manifest itself through various symptoms. Find out what signs may indicate nutrient deficiency here.
This article only contains general information on the respective health topic and is therefore not intended for self-diagnosis, treatment or medication. In no way does it replace a visit to the doctor. Unfortunately, our editorial team is unable to answer individual questions about medical conditions.
This article was prepared using a machine and carefully checked by editor Juliane Gutmann before publication.