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Does green tea thin blood

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No: Not that i'm aware of. Green tea does have anti-oxidants though.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
HuH??? !!: I doubt there are any studies on this. Please don't consider doing this to yourself.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I would avoid: this - especially the splenda. Some studies suggest that ingestion of some artificial sweeteners can cause release of insulin.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
ECGC: Green tea contains a polyphenol called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ecgc) which was shown in rats to decrease systolic blood pressure. A study by y.C. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessarily.: Your chance of infection is small, and the stomach acid may destroy the HIV. Get tested for HIV in 1 month and see. bHow much blood did you drink?
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Try it: I can't tell you that this interesting botanical that's supposedly shown some interesting effects in mice is an evidence-based remedy for diabetes in ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
In Traditional: Chinese Medicine - it is recommended that green tea not be consumed during menses. It might be a contributing factor - but I would very much doubt tha... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Diabetes?: Sugar levels are established by complex interplay between many variables. Hard to predict bg level at a random time after eating. If you measure bg l... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Constipation: Sounds like constipation and hemmroid from the new diet that you have started. You need an exam to confirm.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes, it would: Green tea would affect warfarin levels, better avoid / use with caution and keep monitoring INR. Unfortunately anticoagulants can interfere with many ... Read More
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