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what foods are natural diuretics

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Negative: Caffeine (in coffee, cola, and cocoa) and alcohol have a diuretic effect. Other foods include: celery seed (and plant) parsley dandelion juniper ... Read More

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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Caffeine, alcohol: Any food with caffeine is a diuretic; also alcohol inhibits anti-diuretic hormone, which also results in increased urination. There is a reason that t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 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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Dr. Michael Ahearn
49 years experience Family Medicine
Natural diuretic: Dandelion, corn sylk, beer, there are more but your needs may be specific depending on age status and medical issues the German Pharmacopea may be a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Rose
Dr. Cary Rose answered
Specializes in Cardiology
Tea and coffee: Also, beans, legumes, radishes, beets.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: Black or green teas generally have diuretic properties.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: Talk to your doctor. If you are on furosemide, weak 'natural' diuretics may be wrong for you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Urea: Rimarily break down product protein.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fink
39 years experience Family Medicine
Various: There are a few compounds that have a diuretic effect but may not be useful for water retention pre-menstrually. Caffeine, for example, has a diureti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Water retention: If you are on a medicine that causes you to retain water, speak to the physician (p) who ordered about ways to deal with water retention caused by it. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
I am going to make: several assumptions about your question. First, I assume you are taking diuretics and metopROLOL, a beta blocker. There should be no issues with vitam ... Read More

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