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Are Blood Thinning Or Thickening Chemicals Found In Green Tea
No: Not that i'm aware of. Green tea does have anti-oxidants though. ...Read more
Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more
Green tea has a blood thinning effect, so green coffee bean extract does not have any so is safe to take?
Who says that: Green tea has a blood thinning effect? ...Read more
HuH??? !!: I doubt there are any studies on this. Please don't consider doing this to yourself. ...Read more
ECGC: Green tea contains a polyphenol called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ecgc) which was shown in rats to decrease systolic blood pressure. A study by y.C. Yang indicated that consistent use of green tea can lower risk of developing high blood pressure. However, the caffeine in green tea may cause a blood pressure increase in some individuals. ...Read more
Is that good to consume green tea three times a day to control blood sugar? What about the side effect for my kidneys?
Having blood in stools, feeling some poking at the toilet place.the stools are hard and I am drinking green tea for past few weeks.i want to know the cause of it?
I'm 23 years old and suffer from anemia/heavy blood loss. Does green tea have anything to do with heavy blood loss during periods?
My blood sugar is @ 244 when i only had 1 med banana 2 c unsweetened green tea 2 c black coffee 1 med avocado 1 medium apple 12 corn tortilla chips?
Diabetes?: Sugar levels are established by complex interplay between many variables. Hard to predict bg level at a random time after eating. If you measure bg levels after eating it is best to check at 2 hours after your meal. At that time bg level should be less than 140. Since I do not see diabetes on the conditions list...A fasting blood sugar >126 on two separate occasions deines diabetes. ...Read more
Am i going to die? I drank green tea and feel brain burning . I also have anxiety and i feel like chemicals are draining or something
No reason to die: From your note, there's no reason to think you'll die - or even that green tea did damage to your brain. You certainly have become quite anxious and hypervigilant and that's a good way to work yourself into panic over physical sensations. Be with someone you trust. Let them know your worries. If necessary go to an ER or urgent care for reassurance. Start CBT therapy for anxiety mgmt. Best! ...Read more
Green tea: When researching topics online, i try to avoid commercial sites that might have a bias towards selling you some product. But then again, that's my bias as I have nothing to sell! check out http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm for their thoughts on green tea. Also http://www.Webmd.Com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea. ...Read more
Dopamine and serotonin are raised by l-theanine found in green tea. Safe to drink that as well as take sertraline 200mg or cause serotonin syndrome?
Green tea: If simply drinking the beverage green tea, the amount of l-theanine will not be high enough to increase serotonin to the point of serotonin syndrome. Theanine in supplement form has increased synthesis of neurotransmitters (including serotonin) in rats, but these findings don't automatically transfer to humans. If only drinking the tea (not taking the supplement) you're probably fine. ...Read more
Is it safe to take antidepressants, anti-convulsants, or antipsychotics with l-theanine, an amino acid found in green tea?
Yes: Yes. There are no contraindications.Get a more detailed answer ›
Drink tea for health: There are many reasons to drink tea. To list a few: antioxidants in tea can help your heart, fight against cancer, protection from ultraviolet rays, improve bone mineral density and strength and polyphenols in green tea may help maintain the parts of the brain that regulate learning and memory. ...Read more
Green Tea Benefits: I admire you for your desire to have Good health. According to the National Institutes of Health, green tea is very effective to increase mental alertness. Green tea is chosen to be one of the best ingredients for cleansing and detox diet as it contains high antioxidants that will help the body to fight against free radicals which are harmful to the body. ...Read more
Adjunct only: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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