Garlic is one of the healthiest known vegetables with an amazing flavor. It is often used as a medicine for prevention and treatment of many diseases and health conditions.
Despite the excellent health benefits, there are some types of people whoВ shouldnвЂ™t consume garlic, because it may lead to more problems and complications:
People with eye diseases
People with eye problems should avoid garlic, because it canВ worsen the function ofВ liver and eyes. Garlic can causeВ hypopsia, tinnitus, memory loss, etc.
People with low blood pressure
Garlic has ability to lower the blood pressure. If you suffer from low blood pressure you shouldn’t consume it, because it can make your blood pressure too low.
People with liver problems
Due to it’sВ antibacterial and antiviral properties, many people believe that eating garlic can preventВ hepatitis. The true is that garlic can’t be eaten if you already haveВ hepatitis virus.
This vegetable will stimulate the stomach andВ intestines, so it mightВ hold back the secretion of digestive juice. This will affectВ the food digestion.
Too much garlic can alsoВ lead to anemia, because it canВ decrease red blood cells and hemoglobin.
People suffering from non-bacterial diarrhea
Consuming raw garlic from patient with diarrhea canВ worsen their situation, becauseВ the spicy flavor of raw garlic mayВ causeВ mucosal hyperemia and edema aggravation. People with diarrheaВ should be very careful how much garlic they consume.
Patients before surgery
People who takesВ anticoagulant medications should avoid garlic consumption, because it is natural anticoagulant and canВ accelerate the blood. It is suggested not to consume garlic at least two weeks before you have anyВ kind ofВ surgery, because it can extend the bleeding.
Pregnant women and women breastfeeding
Garlic is safe to eat during pregnancy in normal amount. It can only be a problemВ in medicinal and therapeutic amounts.