A 34-year-old member asked:
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please help docs! is senna tea safe to drink every other day?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You don't want your: Body to rely on laxative tea for regular bowel movements. Do not use senna herbal teas for longer than 7 days.
Answered on May 16, 2016

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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
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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Please clarify...: ...Are you asking about birth control pills, or something else here? Also, why do you feel you need a laxative?

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