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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

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Is it true that black tea helps reduces effects of smoking?

Is it true that black tea helps reduces effects of smoking?

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

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Can drinking black tea help you lose weight?

Can drinking black tea help you lose weight?

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

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What is bad about black tea when on yeast free diet?

What is bad about black tea when on yeast free diet?

Nothing: You may think you are on yeast free diet, but yeast is rampant in our environment. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have black tea before a cholesterol test?

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

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What are the health benefits of drinking black tea every day?

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

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Can drinking black tea or any type of tea giving you headache?

Can drinking black tea or any type of tea giving you headache?

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

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I have black tea addiction.I feel bad for having this addiction.?

I have black tea addiction.I feel bad for having this addiction.?

Why: If you limit your tea consumption to no more than 4 cups per day, this is not an excessive amount of caffeine unless you have other medical problems. There are many other much worse addictions to worry about, drinking a lot of black tea is not one of them. ...Read more

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Is black tea bad for you because it has more caffeine than green tea?

Is black tea bad for you because it has more caffeine than green tea?

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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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more