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Can Caffeinated Tea Or Coffee Increase Eye Pressure In Glaucoma Patients
Does drinking a lot of caffeinated beverages affect glaucoma and does having sinus congestion affect glaucoma?
Probably not: There is a temporary increase in the eye pressure to a small degree from the ingestion of a large volume of liquid until the kidney gets rid of it. The caffeine does not alter the fluid relationships in the eye and so is not a problem. Sinus congestion is an independent problem and unrelated to eye pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions?Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile
No problem: I have not found any ingredient in these herbal tea which would cause hypertension. As for ragweed allergy, you are actually allergic to the airborne pollen and not to the flower itself. Even if the chamomile pollen in the flower cross-react with ragweed, it will be highly unlikely to cause you allergic symptoms given that the chamomile would have been subjected to processing and heating . ...Read more
What can cause mixed enuresis, day/night, in young women who are not diabetic? Not improving with reduction in sugar, salt, caffeine or fluid intake.
No: Some people's floaters become less noticeable after an encounter with apple pectin, natural herbs, cookies-and-cream ice cream, watching Spiderman 3, or baking a pan of brownies. Of course, it's just a coincidence, so one must always be wary of anyone claiming he has some great cure to make floaters go away. ...Read more
Find out 4 yourself.: It's a subjective thing. As a rule, 2 drinks or less may lower BP and more than that, may increase it. But people have varying responses to alcohol. Have your annual check up including blood pressure, blood test, ekg and when u reach 50, consider having a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer or polyp! cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does drinking coffee 1-2 cups (5-10) grams a day cause cancer? Are there any benefits of coffee? What's better green tea or coffee? Why? Or avoid both
See below: The amount of coffee or tea intake you described will not do any harm, it is also not likely to produce any great benefit either. Suit your taste. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can coffee help reduce appetite? Drinking regular coffee with Splenda only. Small or medium cup in AM.
Simple answer YES: 37y/o Female asks, Can coffee help reduce appetite? Drinking regular coffee with Splenda only. Small or medium cup in AM. The simple answer is YES. But, it depends on many Factors, like; how one metabolizes the coffee, what type of coffee, quantity consumed, when it is consumed ... It can also give one energy boost and improve athletic performance. Perhaps the Splenda is also an issue. ...Read more
Can watching movies late night can increase the existing case of inflamation (uveitis) in eyes? I feel faded vision in the morning in such cases.
Health studies suggest men drink 1-2 glasses of wine a day. I drink 1.5 (split the difference). Can this habit increase risk of fatty liver?
Sir, what is the maximum intake ( in cups) of coffee or tea we can drink in a day? Including - im already drinking 1 cup of strong green tea..
Multivitamins & eye: Multivitamins such as centrum have been studied and have determined that they slow the progression of cataract formation. They do not improve vision, but help you retain the vision you have longer. Over time, everyone develops cataracts. Most people have this cloudy lens removed in their 70's or 80's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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