Is Garcinia Cambogia Safe For Diabetes & High Blood Pressure?
Garcinia Cambogia (GC) is a staple in the weight loss industry. Everywhere you turn, a new commercial is blaring the product’s power in aiding weight loss, with photos of people who are overweight and unhappy, then slender and beaming. What happens, though, when existing medical conditions prohibit the use of this supplement? What if weight loss is a type of management for your condition? Below, we will discuss the effect of GC on diabetes and high blood pressure, and whether these ailments are GC-compatible. How Does Garcinia Cambogia Work? Garcinia is a tropical fruit native to certain parts of Asia. The fruit contains a compound called hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which suppresses appetite and blocks the production of fat overall. How is this achieved? First, HCA increases your body’s serotonin levels, which have been linked to depression, anxiety, and emotional eating when levels are low. While it does not suppress a healthy appetite, it does discourage the body from craving food as a stress response. Next, HCA inhibits the body’s ability to turn carbohydrates into fat. This means that, although your diet may remain largely the same, your body will not convert the energy it Continue reading >>