Review: could Turmeric cause Bipolar?


Bipolar is reported only by a few people who take Turmeric. We study 1,077 people who have side effects while taking Turmeric from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Bipolar. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar and more.

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Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 1,371 users)


Bipolar (mood disorder) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 61,639 Bipolar patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

1,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Turmeric.
Among them, 5 people (0.46%) have Bipolar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Turmeric cause Bipolar?

Gender of people who have Bipolar when taking Turmeric *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Bipolar when taking Turmeric *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 50 %
  • 30-39: 50 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Tysabri (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Provigil (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Percocet (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Ampyra (3 people, 60.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Stress (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Mouth Ulceration (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Angina Pectoris (3 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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