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Does Drinking Green Tea Decrease Fertility
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. Green tea's good: Green tea should not affect the efficacy of your birth control in oral contraceptive form, or any other form for that matter. You would have to drink huge amounts of green tea to have any negative effects, most likely you would have kidney stones before your birth control was affected. I will double check the literature just to make sure and add a link if I find anything useful ...Read more
Yes: Tea, coffee, and cocoa (Chocolate) inhibit absorption of iron and should not be consumed with meals in people with iron deficiency anemia. Polyphenols in these beverages inhibit the absorption of iron. Black tea appears to be the most potent in this regard but green tea does inhibit iron absorption some. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably Not: Green tea certainly has anti-oxidant properties, but most do not have the anti-inflammatory properties that reduce fevers. (however, the liquids will help if you have a fever.) i suppose there may be some formulations of green tea mixed with other herbals that due have anti-fever properties, however, drink these as with caution as they likely could have have other side effects. ...Read more
Not with tea: Not if you are just drinking conventional green tea, without any other additives. ...Read more
Green Tea : Green Tea and the birth control pill are both being metabolized by the liver, because it increases the liver’s ability to break down estrogen, thus decreasing estrogen levels, it does have the risk for decreased effectiveness. The nexplanon however is a non-estrogen form of contraception and therefore we don't think green tea has the same effect ...Read more
No: I can find no evidence that this is the case. You list your age as 21. If there is a concern about a hormonal imbalance, talk to an ob/gyn to get further clarification. ...Read more
There are many types: Of lipton 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
Only as adjunct: Measure. ( not by it's self) 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
No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ HOWEVER, if you're drinking tea with erythritol it's probably bottled tea which only has a tiny fraction of the antioxidants in home-brewed tea.So avoid bottled tea but you can add erythritol to home-brewed tea. See http://tinyurl.com/p9c6948 ...Read more
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