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is cassia acutifolia tea good for losing weight

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Being studied: Although studies are promising - i don't believe that the results are conclusive at this point. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The l ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Water / green tea.: Water is uber healthy. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. Although it has not bee ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Tea isn't "needed": "Dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For ex ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Loosing weight too: fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Cassia acutifolia, also known as senna, is often used as a laxative. It does not aid in weight loss, however. Despite everyone's looking for a pill to ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and no : Green tea along with other dietary modifications an exercise have been shown to be helpful with weight loss without causing ulcers.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: The most serious problem with over-the-counter herbal medications is that they are unregulated. Avoid all OTC preparations that are not independently ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is to regulate : Bowels - a laxative. Senna tea should not be used by pregnant women. It should not be used longer than 7 days. Prolonged used may cause liver problem ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Laxative Tea: Senna tea should not be used by pregnant women. It should not be used longer than 7 days. Prolonged used may cause liver problems.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Senna: As a laxative & used occasionally, it seems safe. If abused or in excess, it can lead to liver & kidney problems.

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