Does taking selenium have side effects?

Hat die Einnahme von Selen Nebenwirkungen?

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1. does taking selenium have side effects?

Many people wonder if there are side effects to taking selenium. Selenium is commercially available in the form of selenium capsules and selenium tablets. There are no known side effects of selenium. As with any dietary supplement, there are of course exceptional cases where some people may feel unwell when taking it. The same can occur when taking selenium in supplement form. Possible side effects can include nerve disorders, hair loss, and diarrhea.

    2 What is selenium?

    • Selenium is an essential trace element.
    • Selenium is a component of many enzymes
    • Selenium controls many important processes in the human body
    • Selenium participates in the production of sperm and thyroid hormones
    • Selenium fights free radicals
    • Selenium is absorbed from food into the blood in the small intestine

    3. What is the daily requirement of selenium?

    Selenium requirements increase with age. In general, the daily requirement of selenium should be between approx. 60µg (for women) and 70µg (for men) according to the German Nutrition Society (DGE). Elderly people, pregnant women, nursing mothers, cancer patients or people with a weakened immune system have an increased need for selenium. In the case of selenium, an undersupply can be just as dangerous as an oversupply, but if you do not exceed the recommended dosage, taking dietary supplements makes a lot of sense.

    4. selenium in the form of food supplements

    If you want to increase a selenium level that is too low with a dietary supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Selenium capsules are particularly suitable for increasing selenium levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives such as microcrystalline cellulose. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.

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    5. conclusion: Does the intake of selenium have side effects?

    Taking selenium does not usually cause any side effects. In very rare cases, stomach aches and stomach cramps may occur. You can choose between selenium capsules and selenium tablets for supplementation. Both forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly.

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