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can green tea boost serotonin

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Green tea: If simply drinking the beverage green tea, the amount of l-theanine will not be high enough to increase serotonin to the point of serotonin syndrome. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Chamomile doesn't affect serotonin.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Bad idea, i see heart problems and kidney stones from these types of supplements.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In general - green: Tea. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Green tea: The catechins in green tea have interesting, and potentially favorable metabolic properties. However, you would probably have to drink gallons of gre ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: But there are better sources.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not: Green tea is not a proven appetite suppressant but it may work due to a placebo effect.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Nour
27 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: No much problems with interactions, but your anxiety may spike.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Arizona tea: What do you want the tea to work for? Most of the prepared teas have a lot of sugar and additives in them. If you want the benefits of green tea it' ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Probably: Phentermine has mild stimulant properties, some green coffee extracts have caffeine, also a stimulant. Otherwise should be fine.
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No.: none of those will interfere with the efficiency or efficacy of the BCP.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Caffeine interaction: The concern is not green tea per se but that high doses of caffeine can increase toxicity of tylenol (acetaminophen) to the liver. Some green tea diet ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tepid or warm: Better if room temp or warm. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea ca ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: No. That would be a false myth.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: Any interaction is not significant.
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A male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Negative: No.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
No: Its all about balance. Coffee in moderate amounts (less than 2 cups a day or less than 200 mg a day) are safe before and during pregnancy.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Ask your doctor: You should ask your own doctor about combining herbal supplements with quetiapine, and also speak with him/her about any concerns you might have about ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: I suppose lipton green tea in the bottle could help you lose weight if you drank it but nothing else and didn't eat anything either while exercising l ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, no: Yes, no problem adding lemon or lime to green tea. Green tea will not decrease the benefit of lime/lemon and lemon/lime will not decrease the benefit ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/eryt ... Read More

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