A 39-year-old member asked:
Is green tea a good way to prevent anything worsening in like bronchitis or pneumonia?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
The active ...: ...Ingredient in green tea appears to be water. Proper hydration is highly important in bronchitis and pneumonia.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
No: No definite evidence it helps, but if you otherwise like it, wont hurt either.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Overhyped: Green tea is the latest in a long line of overhyped nutritional products. Claims include weight loss, better health, longer life, better endurance. Do not believe the hype. Yes green tea contains some anti-oxidants and phytonutrients, but it still contains caffiene which is a stimulant and has diuretic properties. Too much green tea is not good for you.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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