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Magnesium Stearate: Beware of These Risks and Problems

By    |   Friday, 20 May 2016 06:23 PM

Magnesium stearate is a compound comprised of stearic acid and the magnesium ion. It is used to hold supplements, vitamins, and other medications together and also prevents each individual capsule from sticking to the others.

Doctors are finding that magnesium stearate may cause side effects when taken in large doses. Here are three risks and problems associated with magnesium stearate:

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1. Magnesium stearate suppresses T cells that aid the body's immune response, according to a study published by the British Society for Immunology. Researchers cite a link between the stearic acid and the breakdown of the cell membrane.

2. Magnesium stearate may slow down the gastrointestinal tract, causing the system to take longer to break down nutrients and other foods. Research reported by the Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences explains that the medicine or supplement combined with the magnesium stearate may not be able to be broken down in the GI tract, making it less effective.

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3. A study in Japan reported by the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin found the probability that magnesium stearate may be a formaldehyde-causing agent. While formaldehyde can be found in certain fruits and vegetables, the finding raises the question whether consumers should be concerned about this unnatural form of formaldehyde being produced and consumed.

Talk to your doctor about magnesium stearate in your supplements and medications if you have questions about its effects on your body.

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