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What are the side effects for Apple Cider Vinegar?

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It is not known if taking apple cider vinegar for medical uses is safe. Consuming 8 ounces of apple cider vinegar per day, long-term might lead to problems such as low potassium and osteoporosis.

There has been one report of a person who developed low potassium levels and weak bones (osteoporosis) after taking 250 mL apple cider vinegar daily for 6 years. In another report, a woman who had an apple cider vinegar tablet lodged in her throat for 30 minutes developed tenderness and pain in her voice box and difficulty swallowing for 6 months following the incident. This was thought to be due to the acid content of the tablet.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using apple cider vinegar as medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side, and don’t use it.

Diabetes: There is concern that long-term use or high doses of apple cider vinegar might increase potassium loss in people using insulin. Avoid use.

Weak bones (osteoporosis): Long-term use or high doses might cause osteoporosis. Avoid use if you are at risk for osteoporosis or have been told you have low bone density.

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