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Can Drinking Nettle Tea Reduce Dht Levels
Does nettle root tea stop the bad DHT from thinning the hair? And if we do drink it, does it damage the prostrate gland?
DHT is byproduct of Testosterone.There is NO bad DHT.
I do not know what is "nettle root tea" I doubt there is any scientific basis for your question.
Thinning of hair is genetic. If your father has thin hair, you may likely inherit that trait. At times some medication cause it specially anti-cancer drugs
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Can I drink this while nursing? I have a uti. URINARY SYSTEM TEA: Ingr: horsetail, parsley leaves, nettle herb, dandelion root, alfalfa.
Nope!: No such ability exists. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
Is there a research about the possibility of green tea or black tea acting as DHT or dihytestosterone blockers?
The best study I found was a study on mice showing black tea reduced DHT levels by 72% while green tea increased DHT by 194%. I'm not sure why there would be such a large difference between the 2 as they are the same plant in different forms- see http://jn.Nutrition.Org/content/133/2/516.Full#sec2
I found several sites claiming green tea reduces DHT but it was based on this same study! See comment:. ...Read more
Is green tea good for hair growth? Does it control DHT and stop alopecia? What are other effects of green tea?
I have massive hair loss its extreme I can easily see am balding please help me am just 19 is it bc of dht shud I consume lots of black tea? Please help
Find the cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: Minoxidil, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male or female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Fiber not tea:
You need to increase you intake of dietary fiber and water. Tea is not a solution for constipation. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil or you may increase you intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948
Wish you 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.
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Probably Not: Green tea certainly has anti-oxidant properties, but most do not have the anti-inflammatory properties that reduce fevers. (however, the liquids will help if you have a fever.) I suppose there may be some formulations of green tea mixed with other herbals that due have anti-fever properties, however, drink these as with caution as they likely could have have other side effects. ...Read more
Only if there: Were no calories in the tea.Get a more detailed answer ›
I know of no: Research to suggest this, however green tea is good for you. It can boost immunity and metabolism. There are even green tea capsules containing the active ingredient called egcg which is found in green tea. You will get the benefit of 5-10 cups w/capsules. Please see your doc for your other condition. Peace and good health. ...Read more
No it won't: Eating food with your ice tea certainly can..... ...Read more
Can drinking green tea help me reduce weight? Please advice good home remedies to reduce weight other than going to gym. I won't eat much.
Weight Loss: No. Green Tea, Green Coffee beans or any other of the fad diet myths that are being marketed do not in any real way lead to lasting weight loss. There are two secrets you need to learn. Starvation diets do not work. Please keep a food diary for one week and then return to us with the calorie count and the composition of calories. And Second, the gym is not necessary. Walking vigorously every day ...Read more
Hello, I drink black tea and I make it with half cup water and half cup milk is it reduce the benefits of black tea bcoz I drink for benefit plz sugest?
Yes: There is research to suggest that the milk binds the beneficial components in the tea. I would drink the tea without any additions to be sure. ...Read more
Myoma: Although drinking green tea is good for some people, it is not going to reduce the size of your myoma. ...Read more
No: I can find no evidence that this is the case. You list your age as 21. If there is a concern about a hormonal imbalance, talk to an ob/gyn to get further clarification. ...Read more
You would need to: Modify lifestyle (ensure that calories burn > calories consumed) to lose weight. Green tea will not do the work by itself. 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 >green tea can assist w glycemic control. ...Read more
Never: Drinking green tea without otherwise eliminating fattening foods from your diet will not result in any weight loss. To lose weight you should exercise regularly and eat less processed foods, including those contianing sugar, refined flour, high fructose corn syrup, etc. Green tea is not a weight loss product. ...Read more
Was told unfiltered coffee can raise liver ALT levels, should I only drink filtered or just tea? Ty.
Who told you that?: Melissa, you're an adult now. You need to learn not to believe everything that folks tell you. Claims not well-attested at mainstream medical sites / textbooks are probably lies, like this one. Much of this stuff is actually made up as pranks. If your liver enzymes are up, it's critical that an explanation be sought at once, so as not to miss serious, treatable illness. Be discerning. Glad u wrote ...Read more
Is it safe for my baby, if I drink dandelion root tea during breastfeeding to reduce edema? Will it pass to the milk?
I hope you discussed: The benefits vs. Risks of your progesterone & anti-prolactin medications with both your OB & your Pediatrician. Apparently, one shouldn't use dandelion tea as a diuretic for more than 3-4 weeks, nor take it with a prescribed diuretic. Since there are no studies on the " dose" of the tea, I can't tell you what %age crosses into breastmilk or how safe it is. ...Read more
Joints in my legs will hurt when I sit down to study with the fan on. I also drink ginger tea to help reduce the pain, but it doesn't work. Any tips?
See your doctor: See your doctor to be evaluated. If the fan is blowing cold air, that maybe making your joint hurt, but for someone your age, you should be having that much joint when sitting. ...Read more
I drink lipton lemon green tea....would this reduce the chances of conceiving...if so. Can you recommend a green tea...that don't effect conceiving....
May help as long as::
Green tea in moderation may increase chances of conceiving. However, if you have more than 2 cups a day I advise using decaf, as high amounts of caffeine may reduce fertility- see http://tinyurl. Com/pvks29m
While Lipton is OK, I strongly recommend organic green tea if possible to minimize exposure to pesticides and other toxins- see http://tinyurl. Com/lecy84c
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Hi! I would just like to ask if drinking a tea after a few days of having a Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot reduces the effectivity of the birth control shot?
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): No. Tea is safe to drink unless you have purchased some unusual brand of tea- try chamomile ...Read more
I bloat & get stomach pains no matter what I eat or drink, even tea & water. My lipase levels were high, 352. What could cause this? Is it all related
Two separate issues: The bloating and gas may very well be unrelated to your elevated lipase (two separate issues). Bloating and gas may be due to celiac disease or ibs related. An elevated lipase level may be pancreatic in origin (pancreatitis) but may also have other non-pancreatic sources. Evaluation by a gastroenterologist would be appropriate. ...Read more