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is black licorice a diuretic

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Lose weight,,,: Your lab values, for the most part, are fine, though it would be nice to get your hba1c lower (.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
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A 92-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Breen
8 years experience General Practice
Yes: Yes, thirst is one of the main side effects of using diuretics. Diuretics cause you to lost more water and salt through the urine. That water is com ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Some: Caffeinated teas can act as diuretics. Dark teas are generally caffeine rich.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Tea like coffee is a natural diuretic.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not really, no: Licorice is not really a stimulant. But one animal study does show that licorice extract (not tea) might have antidepressant-like activity on par wit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Caffeine: Caffeine is a diuretic that can lead to dehydration. Yes.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
decaf: Decaffeinated tea usually doesn't cause diuresis.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
No.: Peppermint oil via enteric-coated preparations is used in irritable bowel syndrome. A formula containing menthol ; terpenes helps dissolve gallstones. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
It's a beverage...: It's not medicinal. Your answer is yes...Please enjoy green, white, or black tea at any time of the day or evening as a healthful beverage, with frien ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Coffee is indeed a natural laxative as the caffeine in coffee is a stimulator of smooth muscle, which is found throughout the intestines.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It is not tea: you are addicted to it is caffeine
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually. The average: American ingests 20 x more salt then the body needs. Too much salt can contribute to hypertension. Black pepper contains vitamins c& k, iron, potassi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Limited research: The best study i found was a study on mice showing black tea reduced DHT levels by 72% while green tea increased DHT by 194%. I'm not sure why there w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Sounds ok: The main concern is that it can cause high blood pressure so if your BP is low or normal, it sounds like you're okay.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Green coffee bean: According to the fda, genuine extract has no serious side effects. However, caffeine in it can cause insomnia, nervousness, stomach upset, nausea/vomi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Full of antioxidants!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Most teas have some diuretic action.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Glycyrrhizin: Some licorice contains glycyrrhizin which has potential to cause side effects like numbness, muscular aches, high blood pressure, fatigue, fluid rete ... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
No: Any caffeine from anywhere tea or sodas can give you palpitations.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
No.: Caffeine in tea (green or black) increases the damaging effect of our own natural stomach acid and will worsen both ulcers and reflux. Sorry. A prot ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Black licorice is a candy, and licorice root is a plant (glycyrrhiza glabra). Black licorice candy contains glycyrrhizin, the compound made from blac ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Unknown: The national institutes of health center for complementary and alternative medicine has no listing for burdock. Webmd does but doesn't comment on mech ... Read More
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