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I have erosive gastritis and diverticular disease. I love white and green tea. I stopped eating meat and eat fish instead. Am I right?

I have erosive gastritis and diverticular disease. I love white and green tea. I stopped eating meat and eat fish instead. Am I right?

Too late: Diverticulitis is a western disease caused by diet rich in protein and carbohydrates. If you have diverticulosis (the precursor of diverticulitis) dietary maneuvers will not make the lesions go away. But a high residue diet is recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Is it okay that I drink green tea before or after the meal?

Is it okay that I drink green tea before or after the meal?

Yes.: Green tea can work as a diuretic, but some drink it before a meal to fill the stomach and inhibit the appetite. ...Read more

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Every day I drink green tea in the evening I don't have problems with sleep but the day I drink normal tea in mrng I just can't sleep at all why?

Every day I drink green tea in the evening I don't have problems with sleep but the day I drink normal tea in mrng I just can't sleep at all why?

Caffeine: There is more caffeine in black tea than in green tea. If you are sensitive to stimulants like caffeine, this could disrupt your sleep. So if by "normal" tea you mean black tea, this could be a problem for you. You might consider drinking only green or herbal (low or no caffeine) teas. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea before doing workout?

Can I drink green tea before doing workout?

Yes: Drinking green tea is not "contraindicated" before exercising. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea everyday even in high quantities?

Can I drink green tea everyday even in high quantities?

Green Tea effects: I understand your concern about drinking green tea every day in high quantities.
Single doses of up to 1.6 grams (about 4 cups) of green tea extract are well tolerated. One can take up to 8cups/day of Green Tea.
If you are caffeine sensitive, you may get headache, dizziness, irritability, upset stomach and nausea.
Taken with stimulant drugs, green tea may increase Blood Pressure. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea if I am taking perindopril?

Can I drink green tea if I am taking perindopril?

Yes.: While it's true that some types of green tea are mild ace inhibitors (which is what perindopril is), you would have to drink gallons of green tea to have any measurable effect on your blood pressure. So enjoy your green tea in moderation. ...Read more

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I have 5 months old daughter. Can I drink green tea. Does it affect mental or physical growth of my daughter?

I have 5 months old daughter. Can I drink green tea. Does it affect mental or physical growth of my daughter?

Breast feeding?: Are you breast feeding and concerned about drinking green tea while doing so? Not to worry, green tea is safe in moderation while breast feeding. Keep in mind, there is caffeine in it. ...Read more

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Should I drink green tea every day? Since your body gets used to caffeine, that's why I haven't opted for coffee as your body will get used to caffeine

Should I drink green tea every day? Since your body gets used to caffeine, that's why I haven't opted for coffee as your body will get used to caffeine

Sure, that is fine.: Go decaf. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect ; lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Not more than 5 cups per day. ...Read more

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I have gallbladder stones. Can I drink green tea?

I have gallbladder stones. Can I drink green tea?

By all means: Green tea is not likely to affect gall stones adversely. See this site for more info.

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/12889685 ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea if I have iron anemia?

Can I drink green tea if I have iron anemia?

Not with the Fe tabs: All teas may contain tannins that bind food iron. Space iron supplements 2 hours from tea consumption. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea though my stomach is acidic?

Can I drink green tea though my stomach is acidic?

Green tea: Your stomach (and mine & everyone else's) is supposed to be acidic. So drink green tea if you want. Base your decision on continuing to drink green tea upon whether or not you feel worse. But there's no empiric answer for everyone. Most tolerate green tea just fine. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like my stomach is soury when I drink green tea?

Why do I feel like my stomach is soury when I drink green tea?

Green Tea: I am not sure. Green tea (& others) contains polyphenols which are a type of tannin. That may be a contributing factor. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea with thyroid disease?

Green tea: Boosts metabolism. Please coordinate your use w/doc and med does. After that, enjoy the taste and benefits of green tea. ...Read more

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My thighs sometimes itching for a longer time and becomes red. What may be the reason? (i drink green tea once daily, is it the reason?)

My thighs sometimes itching for a longer time and becomes red. What may be the reason? (i drink green tea once daily, is it the reason?)

Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scratching. The areas of skin that are touched or scratched get a raised, red and itchy rash. While many people with chronic urticaria have some features of dermatographism, people with true dermatographism have pressure as the only trigger. ...Read more

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I find that when I drink green tea it causes me to have insomnia. When I drink coffee I don't get insomnia. Is there something in the tea? Theanine?

I find that when I drink green tea it causes me to have insomnia. When I drink coffee I don't get insomnia. Is there something in the tea? Theanine?

Theanine: Helps one to be relaxed and focused. It is in tea. Green tea has some caffeine in it, as does coffee. Everyone responds differently. Consider using decaf green tea. ...Read more

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I have quit tobacco 16 years ago., in my 20's. I am currently 43. I drink green tea with tumeric, blackberrys, bberries Am I at risk for oral cancer?

I have quit tobacco 16 years ago., in my 20's. I am currently 43. I drink green tea with tumeric, blackberrys, bberries Am I at risk for oral cancer?

If: You smoked for less than twelve years total, then after quitting for 10 years, your chance of smoking related cancer falls to the level of non smokers. ...Read more

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I can't lose weight I go to the gym 3 days/week and I am on a diet I eat healthy food and cut down all sweets, I drink green tea a lot. I am 67km-165cm.

I can't lose weight I go to the gym 3 days/week and I am on a diet I eat healthy food and cut down all sweets, I drink green tea a lot. I am 67km-165cm.

Consult nutritionist: Please consider consulting a nutritionist to check on your detailed food plan. If you're sensitive to any foods you're eating, it can contribute to weight gain. Also if you have thyroid problems, there can be weight gain/difficulty losing weight. Your physician can evaluate your overall health -- including thyroid health. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea having diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency?

Can I drink green tea having diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency?

Yes: But by all means continue what is likely to be lifetime treatment for B12 deficiency. If you have pernicious anemia, monthly injections will safe your health and life. If you are a vegetarian, please learn how to supplement to protect your health. If you have B12 deficiency from some other cause, it's likely to be a lifetime management issue. You deserve to enjoy your tea. Stay pro-active. ...Read more

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Hi doc am lactating mom for 3 months old baby boy, can I drink green tea. Tell me some exersice to do at home to loose my pregnency weight without gym?

Hi doc am lactating mom for 3 months old baby boy, can I drink green tea. Tell me some exersice to do at home to loose my pregnency weight without gym?

Drink tea and walk: You may drink tea and the best exercise is walking as spring approaches, you and your child can go walking together, he in the buggy, of course. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea with empty stomach will it help in weight loss and what is the good time to drink green tea.

Can I drink green tea with empty stomach will it help in weight loss and what is the good time to drink green tea.

Green Tea: Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects.
Benefits are minimal. No specific time. ...Read more

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Sir, I have got more belly fat in last 1yr & I feel more hungryness too. I drink green tea daily. What diet should I follow to get rid of it? My BMI 23.5

Sir, I have got more belly fat in last 1yr & I feel more hungryness too. I drink green tea daily. What diet should I follow to get rid of it? My BMI 23.5

Overweight: The distribution of fat cannot be altered. What you can do is to reduce your caloric intake and at the same time engage in increased exercise. If you focus some of these exercises on abdominal musculature that may help. ...Read more