Lecithin

How does Lecithin work?

Lecithin is converted into acetylcholine, a substance that transmits nerve impulses.

Are there safety concerns?

Lecithin seems to be safe for most people. It can cause some side effects including diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, or fullness.

Do not use lecithin if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Lecithin.

The appropriate dose of lecithin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for lecithin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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