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Does Black 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
Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?
Both ways: Caffeine usually stimulates the large bowel. Depending on the individual situation caffeine can actually cause, relieve, worsen or prevent constipation. Most tea also has caffeine.Tea also has theophylline which has a dehydrating effect on stools, resulting in worsening constipation. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi Doctors.Good Day..i drink very less water in a day and drink 3 to 4 cups of tea a day.how to increase my drinking of water asit causes constipation?
Drink more water: Simple, open the bottle and put in your mouth, drink the water. You need around one liter of fluid in 24 hrs. ...Read more
I have chronic constipation that cause spasms and severe pain. After i have one of these episodes my urine turns almost a tea color any ideas why?
Exam time! ASAP!: While you set up an appointment, start drinking lots of water. You may be dehydrated. But this is definitely a reason to be examined ASAP. Your kidneys may depend on your taking this seriously and they are really good to have working as well as possible. The water may help, but still have an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more
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
No, Green tea has : Some benefits. 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
TOXINS ARE TOXINS: See article: http://www.Themedguru.Com/20130326/feature/black-tea-good-diabetes-86147778.Html which states “black tea has a special property to block dna damage associated with tobacco and other toxic chemicals.” i recommend that you do not smoke! don't rely on black tea or other substances to protect you from smoking toxins. It is easy to rationalize - smoking still kills. ...Read more
No: You may be thinking of green tea. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Black tea is not associate with the same health benefits as green tea. ...Read more
Cholesterol test: Old answer no, newer answer is maybe. Either ask the lab that is going to do the test or pass on anything other than water before. ...Read more
Black tea: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/beverage/health-benefits-of-black-tea.html. My personal thought is that there are much fewer benefits to drinking black tea than green tea. ...Read more
Yes: Too much caffeine can clearly cause headaches in some individuals. More common perhaps is a caffeine abstinence headache. Teas have less caffeine than coffee but still it is there so I am confident it is likely the caffeine and not other components of the tea that likely is the culprit. ...Read more
Not the caffeine: Black tea is fermented (oxidized) & green tea has had minimal processing. Green tea has far more health benefits than black tea. ...Read more
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