What are typical side effects of turmeric?

While taking high dosage of turmeric does have side effects. They are generally not serious.

Some of the possible ones are – nausea, upset stomach, heartburn, headache, etc.  It can also lower blood sugar and can worsen condition of people prone to bleeding and kidney stones.

Prolonged use of high supplement dosages can cause more severe issues though.

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