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Coconut water may cause electrolyte imbalance, know its side effects

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Bloating can be caused by excessive consumption of coconut water. Fresh coconut water should be drunk or else it can cause damage.

Side Effects of Coconut Water: Coconut water is called a natural magic drink for its innumerable health benefits. It is recommended to consume coconut water to stay healthy and always hydrated and coconut water is also considered very good for healthy skin. Do you know that excessive consumption of coconut water can cause many side effects? Many problems can surround you with coconut water, which include the sugar level of the body and electrolyte imbalance. Coconut water can lead to many stomach and digestion related problems like urine, bloating, and abdominal problems. People who are allergic to coconut water should be careful while consuming it.

Know the disadvantages of excessive consumption

Electrolyte imbalance: According to Stylecrase, potassium is present in abundance in coconut water, which is beneficial for the body to an extent. Consuming too much of it can lead to serious problems like hyperkalemia. Hyperkalemia can lead to fatigue, weakness and dizziness all the time.

High blood sugar level: Coconut water is not included in sweet drinks but carbohydrates and calories are found in good amount in it. This can cause problems for people with high blood sugar levels. Therefore it should be consumed with caution.

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Low blood pressure problem: Consuming coconut water can increase the problem of low blood pressure, so people who have problems related to blood pressure must consult a doctor before consuming coconut water. Coconut water should be consumed immediately after cutting, only then it can prove beneficial. Leaving the coconut open after cutting can deplete its nutrients.

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Tags: Health, Health tips, Lifestyle

FIRST PUBLISHED : September 06, 2022, 12:17 IST

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