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Does green tea thin blood

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Tea and running: Discuss with your team dr and trainer. You did not say if you drink a gallon a day or a cup. Give team all the details.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No: Not that i'm aware of. Green tea does have anti-oxidants though.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
HuH??? !!: I doubt there are any studies on this. Please don't consider doing this to yourself.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Only if you add sugar to the tea.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: No, it shouldn't.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I would avoid: this - especially the splenda. Some studies suggest that ingestion of some artificial sweeteners can cause release of insulin.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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
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?
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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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