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is peppermint a diuretic

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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

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many: Commin ones are ladix, hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) chlorthalidone, bumex. Effectiveness is measured by what you are trying to treat (htn vs edema).
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience Urology
Caffeine: Any product with caffeine will have diuretic effect on our kidneys. Many "decaffeinated tea or coffee" are not 100% free of caffeine.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Water pills: Medications that increase urine production.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
The one that works:): Thiazide (HCTZ, Dyazide) are weak diuretics but a very good medicine to start treating Hypertension. When stronger diuretics are needed, the choice is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration: The main function of diuretics is to increase the output of urine, thereby helping to manage high blood pressure. As a side effect of their chronic u ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
No one best diuretic: the best diuretic is one that pulls off the most fluid. The stronger the diuretic the more likely one will face other complications such as low pota ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Moore
33 years experience Cardiology
No: Metoprolol is a beta-blocker medication (these medicines end in -olol). They block the effects of adrenaline. They are not diuretics however sometimes ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Caffeine: The only non prescription stimulant is caffeine and it's diuretic effect is minimal.
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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