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Is it advisable to take an ativan (lorazepam) with a cup of chamomile tea?

Is it advisable to take an ativan (lorazepam) with a cup of chamomile tea?

I believe no: Ativan, (lorazepam) is a highly potent drug, one of its uses is as an anti-anxiety medication. Chamomile can also be used in this matter. Both the medication and the herb have drowsiness as a side effect. You’re best to avoid taking both of them in the same time. ...Read more

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Chamomile tea is a soothing herbal tea that may help you relax at bedtime. Pregnant women should avoid excessive chamomile because of ...Read more


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Is it a good idea to take chamomile tea for constipation?

Is it a good idea to take chamomile tea for constipation?

Not very effective: Camomile tea is not a very effective treatment for constipation. If you want to use some sort of tea, the best option is senna tea - senna is a plant alkaloid that softens the stool and 'irritates' the colon a bit making it contract. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?

Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?

Yes: Yes ... Prozac is not contraindicated with Motrin or tea. Although the combo together does increase the risk for a GI ulcer - so if try to minimize the use of Motrin as much as possible. If you need a chronic NSAID therapy, Celebrex (celecoxib) is safer on the GI system. Hope that helps & that you feel better! ...Read more

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I have a bump on my snug piercing. How did i get rid of it? And I have tried everything like tea tree oil, hot compresses and chamomile tea. Do i need to take my earring out?

I have a bump on my snug piercing. How did i get rid of it? And I have tried everything like tea tree oil, hot compresses and chamomile tea. Do i need to take my earring out?

A bump?: Is this bump red or inflamed? Is it sore? Oozing pus or blood? If so, it might be infected and you would need to remove the earring. You may want your doctor to take a look at it, regardless. ...Read more

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I have been taking Chamomile Tea for several months. I noticed my INR went from .9 to 1.1. Could this be a factor?

I have been taking Chamomile Tea for several months. I noticed my INR went from .9 to 1.1. Could this be a factor?

Possibly: The tea may be contributing to a change in your INR, but that change is insignificant and should have no effects on your health. It is small enough to be variation in the process of the testing. ...Read more

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Can i be allergic to chamomile tea?

Can i be allergic to chamomile tea?

Possibly: It may cause paradoxic reaction in that case - the opposite of calming. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink chamomile tea everyday?

No, that is fine.: Chamomile has many benefits. It can be used to v abdominal cramps, improve pms/ menstrual cramps, to help abort migraine headaches (if used early on) & to v restlessness associated w sleep. It can v mild anxiety. It has been used topically for burns. It can cause drowsiness or allergic reactions (ragweed)it is not recommended during pregnancy or if taking blood thinning medications. ...Read more

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If I have chamomile tea if I have glaucoma?

Yes: Chamomile tea has not been demonstrated to increase eye pressure or reduce efficacy of glaucoma drops. In fact, some followers of natural and homeopathic medicine claim to see pressure improvement. ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea on 40mg proxatine?

Can I drink chamomile tea on 40mg  proxatine?

No interaction found: Ref: https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2357-0,1800-0

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How to tell if I am allergic to chamomile tea?

How to tell if I am allergic to chamomile tea?

Allergic: People with ragweed allergies can experience paradoxical reactions when using chamomile to help with sleep. It could cause itching or rash if allergic. If there is swelling of lips, tongue or airway or difficulty breathing - that requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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How long will I sleep after one cup of chamomile tea?

Chamomille: It only helps if you have a mild sleep problem. If you are depressed, it may not help for very long as short sleep is a major symptom of depression. Herb is not powerful enough to fight insomnia of depression, but won't hurt if you combine it with proper meds. ...Read more

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Can adding sugar to my chamomile tea make me gain weight?

Can adding sugar to my chamomile tea make me gain weight?

Calories: If you burn fewer calories then you ingest you will gain weight. The sugar added to your diet will contribute to your overall caloric intake. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the advantages of drinking chamomile tea?

Chamomile tea: I agree with dr. Fowler about the uses of chamomile tea. German chamomile (matricaria recutita) may be more potent & more frequently available. It's safe and useful for adults with indigestion, intestinal spasms (even colic in babies), and as a relaxant for before bed. For medicinal strength you need 3-5 tea bags in 8 oz of hot water, steeped for at least 10-15 min. Stevia may help the taste. ...Read more

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Is there anything bad about drinking chamomile tea every night? Yea bags and non organic

Is there anything bad about drinking chamomile tea every night? Yea bags and non organic

Chamomile is calming: Many people benefit from the calming effects of chamomile tea and it should not harm you taken on a regular basis. Chamomile tea is non caffeinated and a popular herbal remedy for anxiety used by millions of people in the US. You may benefit from melatonin in a 5mg dose if your sleep is disturbed by a circadian rhythm disorder due to travel or shift work. Normal melatonin levels decline with age! ...Read more

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Is chamomile tea good for treating jet lag when I travel from Romania to Canada (-6)? Thanks!

May help: If you do use chamomile tea, make sure you are not pregnant, because it is contraindicated in pregnancy. Other natural aids for jet lag may include valerian root, bright light therapy, melatonin, and music therapy. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

Benefits of chamomil: Although best known as a muscle relaxant and antispasmodic, chamomile is also believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory capabilities. The plant's healing properties come from its daisylike flowers, which contain volatile oils (including bisabolol, bisabolol oxides a and b, and matricin) as well as flavonoids (particularly a compound called apinegin) and other therapeutic substances. ...Read more

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How long can chamomile tea stay in your system?

Tea effects: I don't know that any one has really measured the metabolism of constituents in chamomile; there are multiple ones that are probably active. If you're using this for a medicinal purpose (indigestion, relaxation, etc) you may make a strong tea & use it 3-4 times a day. It is safe unless you're allergic to compositae (the botanical family it belongs to.). ...Read more

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Is it possible for chamomile tea to affect the way st john's wort works?

St John's Wort: St John's Wort is used for Depression.
Chamomile Tea is used for relaxation.
It is suggested that German Chamomile and St. John's Wort should not be taken at the same time. If they are used together and sedation increases to an unsafe level, either German Chamomile or St. John's wort or both may need to be stopped.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation
See Physician for diagnosis ...Read more

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How effective is chamomile tea with vanilla and honey for anxiety ?

How effective is chamomile tea with vanilla and honey for anxiety ?

Below: Many of the over the counter things work for some people.

There are no double blind studies done to support the use of this, but I may work for some people.

A two week trial will give you your answer. ...Read more

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If I drink one cup of chamomile tea, how long will I likely sleep for?

Can't estimate: Length of time. It is best for mild insomnia. Chamomile contains a flavonoid called apigenin which helps to relax the body & decrease brain activity. Studies show that chamomile can reduce the time it takes to fall asleep, increase depth of sleep & decrease middle awakenings. Steep tea for at least 10 to 15 minutes & drink 30 to 45 minutes before sleep to help with insomnia. ...Read more

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Help can chamomile tea really calm you down when having an anxiety attack?

Help can chamomile tea really calm you down when having an anxiety attack?

It may be too: late to try drinking tea during a panic attack. I would recommend learning relaxation techniques or self hypnosis when you are not having an attack. Practice these techniques a few times every day, drink tea as well to stay calmer. Then if an attack starts use the relaxation technique to calm yourself and stop the anxiety attack. Let me know if you have any questions. ...Read more

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