Possible side effects include but are not limited to headache, dizziness, increased bowel movements, change in bowel consistency, stomach upset, absence of menstrual period, water and sodium retention, change in sexual function in men, headache, vomiting, tingling of arms and legs, bloating, changes in energy levels, itching, worsening of allergy symptoms, skin rashes, diarrhea and yellow stools.
Yellow stools may be associated with the curcumin. Curcumin may also contribute to sense of anxiousness. In the event of increased anxiety, talk to your health professional about adding Optimal Magnesium to your protocol.
In order to help reduce the instance of common side effects, consider consuming a lower quantity of capsules but more frequently throughout the day. According to Dr Lynch, this is a bit better tolerated than taking the full dose of capsules just once a day.