Grapefruit allergy

Grapefruit allergy

Grapefruit eaten raw, pudding, jam and juice form.

Although the fruit is famous for weight reduction one should be careful while eating this fruit.

It causes allergy in individuals. Reactions happens within few minutes of eating this citrus fruit and symptom include: Asthma, hives, itching, inflammation, anaphylaxis.

Apart from above symptoms – in adults it causes allergy diarrhea and stomach pain. Another side effect of grapefruit is – it causes adverse reactions if someone is eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice with medications for cancer or asthma.

The chemicals present in grapefruit interfere with body’s ability and affects metabolism of the medication. It causes devastating side-effects ranging from stomach bleeding to kidney problems, muscle aches and irregular heartbeats.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: December 21, 2020

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