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Can Pregnant Women Drink Ceylon Tea
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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
Hi was wondering if any advice about a product called milkyg. It's a tea that you drink and its meant to increase a women's breast size.
Zero evidence: There is no evidence that this product is helpful in increasing breast size. There actually is no known supplement or medication that increases breast size. ...Read more
Does drinking hibiscus tea cause infertility? I read that women in india use it as a contraceptive. I drink a lot every day, that's my concern.
No: It's absolute nonsense. That is not a contraceptive. It doesn't work, not even in india. ...Read more
I'm 16 yr old female. I don't drink water at all but I drink about 90 ounces of hot tea per day with no sugar or milk or honey... Etc. Is this bad?
Too much caffeine.: Drinking a lot of caffeine all day long can make you jittery and it can keep you up. You can also get headaches if you go too long without the caffeine. Which means you can get addicted. It is healthier to vary your diet, and it is very healthy to get used to the taste of plain water. After you drink it for awhile you will get used to it. Skim milk is also healthy to drink. ...Read more
Yes: Herbal tea by the cup is generally safe. Probably safer than coffee in most instances. Quarts might not be such a great idea for some herbal preparations. ...Read more
Hi doctor, I'm a girl and I'm 18 years old. I want to grow my breast size. I've read about a man drink tea that includes: fenugreek, fennel seeds, saw palmetto, wild yam and his breast size has gone from 38" to 43". Will that recipe work for a female like
I read the article on internet. They said drinking coconut water is good for baby and pregnant women. Should I drink on coconut everyday till I deliver?
I feel coconut water is a bit overhyped but it's a healthful drink with some nutrients that should benefit mom ; baby. As there is no research proving coconut water is beneficial in pregnancy I can't say you should drink it everyday though it would be safe- see http://www. Babycenter. In/x1019315/what-are-the-benefits-of-drinking-coconut-water-during-pregnancy
coconut oil may help more- see comment:. ...Read more
Can there be any scientific proof between pregnant women drinking alcohol and having alcoholic children?
Maybe: Antenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a developmentally delayed or disabled child. Alcohol can cause fetal alcohol syndrome, which can injure many organ systems & may affect the person for a lifetime. Antenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for adhd, & other neurologic conditions that predispose to alcoholism in later life. Doctors rightly advise against alcohol consumption during pregnancy. ...Read more
What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son
Children with FASD's: Can have other neurodevelopmental or genetic disorders. Also, alcohol can cause abnormal fetal brain development. When frontal lobes are damaged, deficits in executive functions (the ceo of the brain) can cause behaviors that look autistic in young kids. If < 3, he needs to be assessed by your stare's early intervention program; 3-5, call child find of your public school district. See below. ...Read more
Teas: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Some feel chamomile is alright & others recommend against it. ...Read more
What do you recommend a pregnant woman to drink? I'm starting to drink mainly water and raspberry lemonade. What teas are safe and will help the baby?
Water is best: Water is the best choice. It helps maintain fluid levels for the baby and decreases water retention and swelling for the mother. In terms of teas, stick to basically black, white, red and green teas as some herbal teas and supplements can be harmful. A good list of herbals to avoid can be found at http://www. Kellymom. Com. Good luck! ...Read more
Tea benefits: Hello. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. Black teas have been dried and fermented. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based >>>. ...Read more
Not fully known: Mangosteen is a fruit rich in antioxidants and esp. Rich in compounds called xanthones that are anti-inflammatory & anti-microbial. Mangosteen is claimed to cure everything from bad breath to cancer but there is very little research on humans. Most of the claims are made by those selling it. It's more commonly used as a fruit than a tea but the tea is beneficial. More is probably better. See comment:. ...Read more
No such thing: Detox is such an appealing concept... It seems logical we can take a tea or herb or medical preparation and sweat or bathroom out all the carcinogens, toxins, bad food and bad habits we are exposed to. But sadly there is no magic bullet here... Colon cleansing, detoxifying, are all not helpful and can often be dangerous. Once stuff is in the colon, its already on its way out. ...Read more
Green tea: 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 indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more
The leaves contain: Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; >>. ...Read more
Possibly: Green tea is generally very safe & has positive effects on health. If you drink five or more cups of caffeinated green tea it can cause an increase in blood pressure for some people, as well as gastrointestinal upset (nausea or vomiting), irritability or insomnia. It can interact with some medications. It could aggravate anxiety disorders, diabetes & some bleeding disorders. Some teas >>>. ...Read more
Many: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it is rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Among the proven benefits: prevents cardiovascular disease, lowers cholesterol ; blood sugar, prevents many different cancers, protects the liver. See http://www. Umm. Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm. ...Read more
If this tea is made from the Angel Trumpet plant it is quite beautiful in your garden and TOXIC for animals (including humans) It contains SCOPOLAMINE a very effective Central Nervous System and Heart affecting drug! BTW PCP or so called "angel dust" is in my opinion just as poisonous in ANY AMOUNT!
My opinion only
Hope it is "listened to"! ...Read more
Too much of anything: Is not necessarily a good thing. Caffeinated teas have both caffeine and a close relative theobromine. Both of these are stimulants, and in high doses can cause people anxiety, insomnia and even panic attacks, as well as raising pulse and blood pressure, which can be dangerous to those with underlying heart disease, kidney problems or hypertension. Moderation in all things is a good principle. ...Read more
Avoid: Avoid such combination. Most otc sleep aids contain some sedative antihistaminic like Diphenhydramine (benadryl). Concomitant use of common muslce relaxants (like cyclobenzaprine, Carisoprodol and baclofen) can all adversely interact and potentiate the sedative effect. That can also cause incoordination, loss of balance and falls. ...Read more