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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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Could green tea cause constipation?

Could green 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

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If the green tea cause constipation,you'll get fat?

If the green tea cause constipation,you'll get fat?

Constipation: does not make you fat. You can experience bloating but not actual weight gain. Green tea does not make you fat. It boosts metabolism so it can contribute to weight loss, w/healthy diet and exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

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

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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?

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

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Does lipton black tea looses weight?

Does lipton black tea looses weight?

Black tea: There are some studies that suggest green tea may assist w weight loss. The only form of "weight loss" i know of with black tea is that it is a diuretic. Thus, you may expedience temporary fluid loss at most.. It doesn't actually cause weight loss. ...Read more

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Is black tea good fore diabtes?

Black tea: Black tea does not carry the same health benefits that green tea does. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. ...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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Can lipton black tea makes someone slim?

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