Fall Fatigue from This Mainstream Spice in Montana

Once August hits across the world, it seems as if everyone has a switch that is flipped in the brain.  It activates the desire to start enjoying one of the most popular drinks that are part of a season.  Yes, it is pumpkin spice everything season.  Food, drinks, deodorant, toothpaste, soda and candy are all about the pumpkin.

If you have been imbibing in them, how are they making you feel?  Are you feeling sluggish, unstable blood pressure or more?  It just might be an ingredient in that favorite fall time drink.

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You might think the caffeine may be the culprit behind the sluggishness, the bad blood pressure and more, but it isn't.  While caffeine will definitely affect your system, the real cause of this is easy.

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Canva/JD Graphix

That little nut we know as nutmeg when it is ground up for us.  Every single one of those pumpkin spice drinks is coming with a big sprinkle across the top of nutmeg.  But what is it doing to us exactly?

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The Results of Too Many Lattes with Nutmeg Sprinkled All Over Them

As with anything, too much of a good thing can lead to bad results.  Nutmeg isn't any different.  It has benefits, but if you overindulge in it, well, you could be creating unnecessary poor health for you.  Consuming a large amount of the spice can lead to hallucinations and worse.  If not regulated, nutmeg toxicity is also possible.  Symptoms of vomiting, unstable blood pressure, possible seizures, and dry mouth are all included.

While the amount of nutmeg required is a lot more than is in that single latte, enough of them could be affecting how you feel each day.  Mix it up daily, or even skip a couple of days if you think you may be experiencing some of these symptoms.

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