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Could green tea cause constipation?

Could green tea cause constipation?

Not a normal: side effect. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death. ...Read more

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If the green tea cause constipation,you'll get fat?

If the green tea cause constipation,you'll get fat?

Constipation: does not make you fat. You can experience bloating but not actual weight gain. Green tea does not make you fat. It boosts metabolism so it can contribute to weight loss, w/healthy diet and exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I m suffering from a regular constipation. A strong pain on the right side. I drink chinese green tea to losen it ?

I m suffering from a regular constipation. A strong pain on the right side. I drink chinese green tea to losen it ?

Hydrate: But not necessarily with green tea. Excess amounts of Green Tea (usually extract) can loosen stools but that might be accompanied by nausea, vomiting & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Does drinking warm green tea help with constipation ?

Does drinking warm green tea help with constipation ?

Be careful...: Green tea extract causes hepatocellular necrosis (it melts your liver!) via polyphenolic catechins, the same compounds that give the extract its putative health benefits. ...Read more

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So about a month ago, i took green tea and i believe it was the reason why i lost fat. I'm constipated but still lost fat. How can that happen?

So about a month ago, i took green tea and i believe it was the reason why i lost fat. I'm constipated but still lost fat. How can that happen?

Green tea can boost: Metabolism and be a small part of weight loss. Diet, exercise, and health lifestyle are the main ingredients. You may be loosing fluid through urination. If you are constipated something needs to be address by your doctor. A change in your diet may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can green tea cause breakouts?

Can green tea cause breakouts?

Have not seen : Any reports or studies linking green tea to acne. ...Read more

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Could too much green tea cause acid reflux?

Could too much green tea cause acid reflux?

Yes...: Drinking too much of any liquid is a risk of causing reflux. Caffeine, often present in tea is an additional risk factor for reflux. Drink decaffeinated tea slower and in smaller quantities and you might not have as much reflux. If reflux is a recurrent problem then go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is your opinion on the research findings showing evidence that egcg in green tea shrinks and sometimes causes tumor cells to undergo apoptosis?

What is your opinion on the research findings showing evidence that egcg in green tea shrinks and sometimes causes tumor cells to undergo apoptosis?

Haven't decided: There are over 1000 papers on green tea and cancer since 1996, and unlike some of the other botanicals, a few are actually animal models rather than just cell culture studies or molecular studies in obscure journals. Results are mixed, there are no miraculous claims, but the results are interesting; there's also a natural tendency to publish positive but not negative results. ...Read more

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