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peppermint tea constipation

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Tes: No , it will sometimes help with upper digestion. There are tea laxatives with senna or cascara that may help.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out these: Links.Yes, it's safe and good for u. Take care! http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-705-peppermint.aspx?activ ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Peppermint tea: ok with warfarin
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Tea for babies: It is not recommended as a general rule. It offers no benefits to the baby's nutrition and if given too much, too young the baby can actually get wat ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not a normal: side effect. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomi ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Peppermint tea: Peppermint has been used effectively for a variety of digestive issues (flatus, nausea, vomiting, cramps, loose bowel movements, heartburn, indigestio ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I haven't heard of : Honey doing the trick. But green tea does have diuretic qualities and may help with bloating.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Oils and juices can improve and relieve constipation. You should adjust your diet if the constipation is chronic by adding more vegetables and fruits ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Negative: No.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green tea has : Diuretic qualities ; ginger has anti-spasmotic qualities and can reduce nausea and GI upset. I would go with green tea for this one.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Upset stomach: Decaffeinated green tea may sooth your stomach, but ginger tea and peppermint tea would be a better choice.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: 1-2 Cups a day would not be an issue. Best Wishes Dr M
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Absolutely.: Peppermint tea is a caffeine free drink that may help with nausea during pregnancy. It is definitely safe to drink. You should have only limited caff ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
No: No, it cannot.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Be careful...: Green tea extract causes hepatocellular necrosis (it melts your liver!) via polyphenolic catechins, the same compounds that give the extract its putat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Green tea is not recommended, it has stimulant properties. Chamomile or herbal mint is probably fine but there should be no real tea leaves in the pro ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moffa
27 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possibly: There is soluble fiber in tomato soup which can help with bowel movements. There are other food items though higher in fiber that could be more effect ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Huh?: Not sure if there is a question her. Please resubmit.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No, not usually: If it is pure ginger tea, it would not have caffeine or a stimulant. Check the label of your product and see.
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Check with dr: University of Maryland Medical Centre Advises that chamomile can interact with benzodiazepines (e.g. ativan) and may increase their sedating effect. h ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possibly: Any fiber source can help constipation proivided you are drinking adequate fluids with it. If you are lacking in fluids and overdose on fiber it can m ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The decaffeinated form of green tea is the recommended type. Green tea should be used with caution if you are taking medications or have pre-existing ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
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