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Can chlorella cause allergic reactions?

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Allergic reactions have been reported in some people taking chlorella. These reactions have included severe breathing problems and a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis.

From: Chlorella WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society web site: "Chlorella."

Shimada, M. , June 1, 2009; vol. 31: pp 342-354. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database monograph: "Chlorella."

Kwak, J.H. , July 31, 2012; vol 11: p 53. Nutrition Journal

Natural Standard web site.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site: "Chlorella."

Shimada, M. , June 1, 2009; vol. 31: pp 342-354. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database monograph: "Chlorella."

Kwak, J.H. , July 31, 2012; vol 11: p 53. Nutrition Journal

Natural Standard web site.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

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