Shark Cartilage

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How does Shark Cartilage work?

Shark cartilage might help prevent tumor growth.

Are there safety concerns?

Shark cartilage seems safe for most people. It can cause a bad taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, constipation, low blood pressure, dizziness, high blood sugar, high calcium levels, and fatigue. Some products have an unpleasant odor and taste.

Do not take shark cartilage if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have high calcium levels.

Dosing considerations for Shark Cartilage.

The appropriate dose of shark cartilage 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 shark cartilage. 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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