What is selenium used for in homeopathy?
SBL Selenium Dilution is used to prevent selenium deficiency. Lack of selenium in the body can lead to health complications such as hyperthyroidism and weakened immune system.
Is selenium good for blood?
Selenium plays an important role in the health of your immune system. This antioxidant helps lower oxidative stress in your body, which reduces inflammation and enhances immunity. Studies have demonstrated that increased blood levels of selenium are associated with enhanced immune response.
Does selenium raise blood pressure?
In spline regression models, blood pressure levels increased with increasing selenium concentrations up to 160 µg/L (Figure 1).
Is selenium a blood thinner?
Selenium might slow blood clotting. Selenium might also increase the effects of warfarin in the body. Taking selenium along with warfarin might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
What causes high selenium levels in blood?
Causes of selenosis range from ingestion of excessive selenium, as is the case of regular snacking on Brazil nuts which could contain up to 90 µg of selenium per nut. There are also many other plants that have the capability to concentrate selenium that is taken up from the soil, which are termed selenium accumulators.
What are side effects of selenium?
- fingernail weakening.
- garlic odor of breath and sweat.
- hair loss.
- itching of skin.
- nausea and vomiting.
- unusual tiredness and weakness.
What are the symptoms of too much selenium?
Getting too much selenium over time can cause the following:
- Garlic breath.
- Skin rashes.
- Metallic taste in the mouth.
- Brittle hair or nails.
- Loss of hair or nails.
Is it safe to take 200 mcg of selenium?
Although some studies have used doses of 200 mcg, there is some evidence that this amount could increase your risk for diabetes. DO NOT exceed the upper tolerable limit of 400 mcg. Remember that you may also get some selenium in the foods you eat. Over time, high doses of selenium can be toxic.