Why Is No One Speaking About the Danger of Taking Too Many Supplements?

Why Is No One Speaking About the Danger of Taking Too Many Supplements?

For those suffering from digestive issues like acid reflux, GERD, gastritis, IBS, and gut inflammation, the conversation around supplements often focuses on their benefits. However, there's an alarming lack of guidance on how to take them properly. This oversight can lead to severe digestive problems.

🙋‍♀️ In my previous life, I had no time for anything. I was constantly rushing. Healthy eating was not only challenging but impossible. So, I did what everyone did: I took the shortcut and relied on supplements. At my peak, I was taking up to 16 in one go—not the same ones as shown in the video; it is just a demonstration of the amount. Today, I take only one vitamin pill a day- sometimes two when I am exercising harder.

🤷‍♀️ What was I thinking?! Taking 16 in one go—often on an empty stomach—is just crazy.

- How can the stomach deal with all the supplements?

- Are they all healthy to take together?

- Do they work together or against each other?

All of these questions did not occur to me. Everyone did it, and I had no time for anything.

🤦‍♀️ In fact, taking too many supplements can be damaging to your stomach health for several reasons:

  • Irritation of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Some supplements can irritate the lining of the stomach and intestines, leading to discomfort, nausea, and even ulcers.
  • Imbalance of Nutrients: Overloading on supplements can cause an imbalance of nutrients in your body.
  • Harmful Additives and Fillers: Some supplements contain additives, fillers, or artificial ingredients that can be harsh on your digestive system, leading to bloating, gas, or allergic reactions.
  • Interaction with Medications: Supplements can interact with prescription and over-the-counter medications, potentially causing adverse effects or reducing the effectiveness of the medications.
  • Increased Risk of Contamination: Not all supplements are created equal. Poor-quality supplements can be contaminated with harmful substances like heavy metals, which can damage your stomach and overall health.
  • Digestive Overload: Taking too many supplements can overwhelm your digestive system, leading to issues like indigestion, bloating, and altered bowel movements.
  • Misleading Dosages: Supplements often contain much higher doses of nutrients than what you would typically get from food, which can lead to an overload that the body can’t handle properly.

The Better Alternative: Organic Herbal Teas

👉 What I should have done is speak to a health provider and invest that money into organic herbal teas like MOJO & MELO. Here’s why:

1. Natural Healing Properties: Herbal teas like chamomile, ginger, and turmeric are known for their soothing properties, helping to reduce inflammation and support digestive health.

2. No Harmful Additives: MOJO & MELO herbal teas are free from harmful additives, preservatives, and artificial ingredients, ensuring you only get the natural benefits of the herbs.

3. Balance and Harmony: Unlike supplements that can clash and cause imbalances, herbal teas provide a gentle, harmonious way to support your body’s natural functions.

4. Stress Relief: Many herbal teas also help manage stress and anxiety, which are significant contributors to digestive issues.

5. Sustainable and Pure: Choosing organic teas like MOJO & MELO supports sustainable farming practices, providing you with pure, high-quality ingredients that are good for both your body and the planet.

6. Enjoyment and Ritual: Drinking herbal tea can be a calming ritual, promoting relaxation and mindfulness, which are essential for overall well-being.


While supplements can be beneficial, it’s crucial to understand their proper use and potential risks, especially if you’re dealing with digestive issues. Overloading on supplements without guidance can do more harm than good.

🙏Instead, consider natural alternatives like organic herbal teas from MOJO & MELO. They offer a safe, effective, and enjoyable way to support your digestive health.

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