Asked by: Zdzislaw Kuznitsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th April, 2020

Does Stevia cause upset stomach?

Stevia sweeteners are broken down by bacteria in the large intestine, but gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating and diarrhea haven't been reported in studies. However, some products containing stevia also include sugar alcohols like erythritol, which can cause digestive complaints if consumed in large amounts.

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Simply so, what are the side effects of stevia?

Potential side effects linked to stevia consumption include:

  • Kidney damage.
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms.
  • Allergic reaction.
  • Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.
  • Low blood pressure.
  • Endocrine disruption.

Beside above, does Stevia kill good gut bacteria? Stevia extract, which contains RebA and many other constituents, was found to kill Borrelia, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease as well as three standard antibiotics and in bacteria that have been allowed to create a protective biofilm, it actually worked better.

Beside this, can stevia cause digestive problems?

Stevia has a mild, licorice-like taste that's slightly bitter. In some people, stevia products made with sugar alcohols may cause digestive problems, such as bloating and diarrhea.

Does Stevia irritate the bladder?

Artificial Sweeteners Additionally, they are known to aggravate symptoms in someone with a urinary tract infection. But the good news is that stevia, a natural sweetener, does not appear to cause bladder irritation.

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