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Doctor insights on: Are Blood Thinning Or Thickening Chemicals Found In Green Tea

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Are blood thinning or thickening chemicals found in green tea?

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

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What is the effect of green tea when infused directly in blood. help!?

What is the effect of green tea when infused directly in blood. help!?

HuH??? !!: I doubt there are any studies on this. Please don't consider doing this to yourself. ...Read more

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Is that good to consume green tea three times a day to control blood sugar? What about the side effect for my kidneys?

Is that good to consume green tea three times a day to control blood sugar? What about the side effect for my kidneys?

Poor substitute: As much as i like green tea it is a poor substitute for true control of blood glucose. There should be no significant effet on the kidneys, but there should not be much effect on blood sugar either. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

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

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A hiv positive blood was there in my green tea which drunked .will I get hiv?

A hiv positive blood was there in my green tea which drunked .will I get hiv?

Not necessarily.: Your chance of infection is small, and the stomach acid may destroy the HIV. Get tested for HIV in 1 month and see. bHow much blood did you drink? ...Read more

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Hello, 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?

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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?

In Traditional: Chinese Medicine - it is recommended that green tea not be consumed during menses. It might be a contributing factor - but I would very much doubt that it is a singular cause for your amount of blood loss. Take care. ...Read more

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