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What are the dangers of drinking too much tea?

What are the dangers of drinking too much tea?

Tea drinking: If the tea is caffeinated, then excess caffeine can irritate the heart, possibly causing it to beat fast or skip beats. ...Read more

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Hi:), i've been drinking laxative teas everyday for the past month 2xs a day, what are the dangers in that?

Hi:), i've been drinking laxative teas everyday for the past month 2xs a day, what are the dangers in that?

"Cathartic colon": Laxative teas typically contain an "irritant" agent that can make your colon "floppy" & result in dependency--the more irritant laxative you use the more dependent you become on it. There is often a risk as well of melanosis coli--pigmenting of the colon lining. Examine your reasons for drinking this brew--stop it if just to lose weight; see a doctor if you have a real problem with constipation. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of drinking too much decaf tea. I drink approx 15 cups per day. ?

What are the dangers of drinking too much decaf tea. I drink approx 15 cups per day. 
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Overstimulated: Decaf still has some caffeine and 15cups is too much. Decaffeinated drinks can dehydrate you causing fatigue, palpitations, and difficulty losing weight. For every oz of decaf you still need1oz of water to hydrate your body. Stop the addiction. You will feel so much better after 1 week of serious withdrawal. ...Read more

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How often can I drink licorice tea? It's really helping my stomach but I've been reading it's dangerous to have to much.

How often can I drink licorice tea? It's really helping my stomach but I've been reading it's dangerous to have to much.

Be careful: DGL, deglycirrhinated licorice can soothe, heal stomach. Regular licorice can cause excess adrenal hormones (when taken in excess,).. unlikely that a cup a day would cause problems. ...Read more

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Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

In context.: Drinking 60 oz of water (doesn't have to be distilled) is adequate for hydration. That amount of water, in general, doesn't have any health effects as long as you're healthy otherwise (no kidney disease, &c). However the "detox" plan & its duration isn't generally advisable. Detox is nutritionally deficient & you can get electrolyte problems. Check w/ your doctor before starting any "fad" diets. ...Read more

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What time should I drink sleepytime tea?

Sleepytime tea?: I believe that If you are going to drink a tea with that name you should do so at least 1 hour before bedtime ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink 2-3 cups of tea daily?

Is it okay to drink 2-3 cups of tea daily?

Not likely. Green,: Red & white are the healthiest teas. 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. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink too much tea? Could it keep me up?

What happens if you drink too much tea? Could it keep me up?

Per Medline: > 5 cups of black tea/ day, can cause problems with sleep. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/997.html. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking 2 cups of oolong tea HOT! everyday?

What are the benefits of drinking 2 cups of oolong tea HOT! everyday?

Variable: The caffeine will definitely help your mental alertness and the tea is possibly effective for reducing the risk of ovarian cancer. All the other proposed benefits have insufficient data including treatment for diabetes, eczema, hypertension. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea help?

Does drinking green tea help?

It can: Green tea is an antioxidant used to reduce serum cholesterol levels. It may also be of value with cancer treatment, may limit damage from exposure to carcinogens, and may enhance immunity. Green tea also has diuretic, stimulant, astringent (tissue contracting), antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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Is drinking green tea good for you?

Is drinking green tea good for you?

Yes: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate.
Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. >. ...Read more

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Is it better to drink tea or water?

Is it better to drink tea or water?

Water: Most people do not realize that tea is a diuretic which makes the body lose water. But it is a stimulant also. So to stay awake, try tea. To stay hydrated, drink water. ...Read more

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Is drinking black tea good for you?

Is drinking black tea good for you?

Light vs dark tea: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. Lighter tea (white & green) is less processed. Black tea is dried & fermented. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. There are more studies around that suggest benefits from green tea than for black. ...Read more

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What is the best "detox" tea drink?

What is the best "detox" tea drink?

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

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Is it okay to drink tea for anxiety?

Is it okay to drink tea for anxiety?

Anxiety: if you drink caffeinated beverages - it could increase anxiety. Consider, gentle herbal teas or decaffeinated green, red or white teas. ...Read more

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Can drinking lipton tea slim a person?

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

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What is the point of drinking green tea?

What is the point of drinking green tea?

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

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Does drinking peppermint tea benefit you?

Does drinking peppermint tea benefit you?

Peppermint tea: Peppermint has been used effectively for a variety of digestive issues (flatus, nausea, vomiting, cramps, loose bowel movements, heartburn, indigestion & irritable bowel syndrome). ...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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What are the benefits of drinking mint tea?

What are the benefits of drinking mint tea?

Many benefits: Peppermint tea has many benefits:it reduces gas, bloating & nausea & helps abdominal & menstrual cramps.It can help headaches, relieve lung & sinus congestion & help asthma.It's antimicrobial & good for dental health (thus used in toothpaste). It stimulates the mind yet also has a calming effect. The main precaution is that it can aggravate reflux/heartburn. www.herbwisdom.com/herb-peppermint.html. ...Read more

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Can you drink chi tea on the military diet?

Can you drink chi tea on the military diet?

I am not an expert: on the military diet. I looked over several sites and one indicated that black coffee was acceptable. If that was the case - would anticipate that tea would be too. But why go on a short diet like this? The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” ...Read more

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Will drinking too much tea has bad effects?

Will drinking too much tea has bad effects?

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

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What are the benefits of drinking green tea?

What are the benefits of drinking green tea?

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

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Drinking green tea with 10mg. Of Avilodpine?

Drinking green tea with 10mg. Of Avilodpine?

Be cautious: I assume you mean Amlodipine , the blood pressure med? Green tea has caffeine so too much may raise your blood pressure. Talk to your doctor to see if he/she recommends if you should avoid caffeine and if so, how much would be safe. ...Read more

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Is it good if I drink 500 ml of tea everyday?

Is it good if I drink 500 ml of tea everyday?

Probably OK: Green Tea may have more health benefits than black tea. Herbal Tea is fine too. For the healthiest way to drink tea you should minimize the amount of sweetener in it because the health risks of using sugar and other sweeteners offsets the potential health benefits of tea. For more information on tea see this link: http://www.med.umich.edu/umim/food-pyramid/tea.htm ...Read more

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I drink brick tea daily. Will i get fluorosis?

I drink brick tea daily. Will i get fluorosis?

No: Only a child may get the enamel fluorosis if he or she gets too much fluoride during the years of tooth development. It is not possible at your age. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink tea while taking melatonin?

Is it okay to drink tea while taking melatonin?

Tea: Tea is fine, unless it contains anxiety remedies such as Valerian which could add to Melatonin effect. ...Read more