Diuretics – Diuril, Lasix, Microzidea and Thalitone
These medications are usually used in the treatment of bloating since they stimulate the body to remove the accumulated liquids.
Potassium can maintain the balance of water in the body. As we said before, apple cider vinegar lowers the levels of potassium, which will result in dehydration.
Insulin is a medication used to balance the blood sugar levels in the body and it is usually used by diabetics.
Even though apple cider vinegar can control the blood sugar levels, some studies showed that you should never take it in combination with insulin. The combination of these two can significantly lower the potassium and blood sugar levels.
Be very careful while using apple cider vinegar. The long term use of ACV can cause low potassium levels in the body, thus leading to other health problems. For instance, consuming 8 oz. of ACV a day for a few years can cause osteoporosis!
Other Groups of People Who Should Not Use Apple Cider Vinegar
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers
Pregnant women are recommended to avoid taking ACV since there are not enough evidence how ACV affects the body and the fetus during pregnancy.
Breastfeeding mothers should also avoid apple cider vinegar because it can have a negative effect on the newborns.
Postmenstrual women are more likely to have reduced bones density. As we said before, apple cider vinegar lowers the potassium levels in the body. This means that the high amounts of ACV can lead to osteoporosis.
Those suffering from diabetes should be very careful when taking apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar lowers the levels of blood sugar, so if you are taking medications just adjust them if you want to include apple cider vinegar.
Insulin and apple cider vinegar can lower the potassium levels in the body. In other words, taking the apple cider vinegar and insulin simultaneously can lower the potassium levels in the body extremely!