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Doctor insights on: Does Red Raspberry Leaf Tea Really Work To Regulate Periods

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What is in red raspberry leaf tea that helps regulate periods?

What is in red raspberry leaf tea that helps regulate periods?

Many things: Abnormal periods are the body's way of saying things are not right within. The imbalance can have to do with inflammation, toxins.... The tea has various antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds (like quercetin). The tea is likely changing the inflammatory response in your body which is then changing the periods. ...Read more

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Does the pill Vitex really help you regulate periods even though I haven't had a period in about 6 years and what Red Raspberry Leaf Tea?

Does the pill Vitex really help you regulate periods even though I haven't had a period in about 6 years and what Red Raspberry Leaf Tea?

Probably not: Vitex is an herbal supplement that is said to help hormonal imbalance. If you haven't had a period for 6 years, it would be very surprising if Vitex caused you to have a period (almost a miracle). If you believe in miracles, try it. ...Read more

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My period is 6 days late. This month I took Vitex, Pregnacare Conception, red raspberry leaf tea & evening primrose could this delay it?

My period is 6 days late. This month I took Vitex, Pregnacare Conception, red raspberry leaf tea & evening primrose could this delay it?

Delays Can Be Normal: Anything, including medications and supplements, can delay your period. Stress, weight loss or gain, major weather changes, etc., can also cause an irregular (or missed) menses. You need to evaluate why you are taking all those supplements.
Red raspberry can reduce or delay menses.
Evening primrose can affect uterine contractions and periods. ...Read more

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Is red raspberry leaves tea and raspberry leaves tea the same? Or red one is different? I need it for labor induction

Is red raspberry leaves tea and raspberry leaves tea the same? Or red one is different? I need it for labor induction

Raspberry: Never heard of raspberry tea to help induce labor, not sure there is much difference between the two. I would talk to your OB before trying to induce labor though. ...Read more

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Can red raspberry leaf tea help with infertility?

Can red raspberry leaf tea help with infertility?

No: Sorry, but no. No kind of tea, red raspberry, green or any other, has any validated impact whatsoever on reproductive physiology or spontaneous conception. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you have endometritis and drink red raspberry leaf tea?

Nothing special: There's nothing magic about this tea. Endometriosis is common and causes a lot of misery. I hope you are getting it managed. ...Read more

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Can red raspberry leaf tea prevent you from going into labor when you are full term?

Can red raspberry leaf tea prevent you from going into labor when you are full term?

No: Nobody knows what makes women go into labor. Something happens and there are changes the levels of certain hormones, such as decreasing Progesterone and increasing oxytocin, and then contractions start. There is no natural way to prevent going into labor at term, because humans are not suppose to stop labor when the baby is due to come out. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. Does red raspberry leaf tea help in preparing uterus for implantation?

Trying to conceive. Does red raspberry leaf tea help in preparing uterus for implantation?

No: There is no evidence or scientific rationale behind that so don't depend on that tea to help in any way. ...Read more

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Does red raspberry leaf tea or Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough syrup help fertility? Well timed intercourse and no success after 6 months of trying. History of 10yrs bcp

Does red raspberry leaf tea or Robitussin (guaifenesin) cough syrup help fertility? Well timed intercourse and no success after 6 months of trying. History of 10yrs bcp

No: Neither the tea or Robitussin (guaifenesin) have been shown to help fertility. 10 years of birth control pills should not affect your chances of conceiving now, but if you had irregular cycles before and after the pills get checked out to find out why. With regular periods most 29 year olds get prego in the first year of trying to conceive. See a fertility specialist (rei) for help sooner if you're worried. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking red raspberry tea?

What are the effects of smoking red raspberry tea?

Why do you want to?: There are no data I can find, mainly because nobody has thought to smoke it, and I would be uncertain as to why you would want to? If you are someone who like to smoke substances as a form of abuse, you need to get some help. Not everything is volatiiized by smoking, and not everything is absorbed through inhalation into the lungs. It puts other toxic substances into your body and is bad for you. ...Read more

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Is it true that red raspberry tea could possibly shrink uterine polyps and fibroids and just tone and promote good reproductive health? Is it safe?

Is it true that red raspberry tea could possibly shrink uterine polyps and fibroids and just tone and promote good reproductive health? Is it safe?

Raspberry tea: There is no known benefit for uterine polyps by the use of raspberry tea. This kind of treatment does not provide any mechanism in most literature for polyps, and if symptoms of bleeding occur, the best treatment is minor surgery. ...Read more

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Is it good to take red raspberry leaves if you are a diabetic?

Is it good to take red raspberry leaves if you are a diabetic?

Yes: Red raspberry leaf tea is a traditional tea used during pregnancy and should not affect diabetes. Some authorities think it should only be used during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. For more information go to americanpregnancy. Org. ...Read more

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Are red raspberry leaf and/or red clover blossom effective for pcos?

Are red raspberry leaf and/or red clover blossom effective for pcos?

No: They do not alter the disease at all; if they make you feel better, I doubt there's any harm in taking them. ...Read more

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Is red raspberry leaf effective in relieving pain?

Is red raspberry leaf effective in relieving pain?

Placebo: This is one more old folk remedy without any real science to back it up. Since it's a plant, people will want to believe in it. Get a real painkiller instead, you owe this to yourself. ...Read more

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Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Woow!: Are you asking about a composite medication, cross reaction between one supplement and another, or a novel combination you'd like to take? By the way, what are you trying to treat with this medley? ...Read more

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My period is lasting more than 8 days. Just spotting but still... Started raspberry leaf tea and trying to conceive. Is that normal?

My period is lasting more than 8 days. Just spotting but still... Started raspberry leaf tea and trying to conceive. Is that normal?

It may be normal: It may be normal. Normaly in most women a period will last 3to6 days but some may last eight days
but to be sure discuss with your gynecoogist at your next visit or earlier if you are more concerned. ...Read more

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Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

No: Red raspberry leaves are peddled as an overpriced tea along with misleading health claims. There's also a legend that it will make your delivery easier, and another that it will harm the pregnancy. So far as I can tell, it's not really phamracologically active. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take red raspberry leaves while gbs positive? 37 weeks pregnant

Is it okay to take red raspberry leaves while gbs positive? 37 weeks pregnant

Ask your OB: At 37 weeks you are term but sometimes the fetal lungs are not all the way mature so if you were my pt I would say no, I would ahae u wait till 38 weeks but ask your ob. ...Read more

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Does Red Rasberry Leaf Tea help with cyst pain and strength reproductive muscles? I'm ttc and I wanted to know would this help my organs and cyst

Does Red Rasberry Leaf Tea help with cyst pain and strength reproductive muscles? I'm ttc and I wanted to know would this help my organs and cyst

No: There aren't any teas that are proven to help with any kinds of cysts. However, if the tea is a typical tea made from tea leaves, then one should feel free to drink and enjoy that tea. (Also, teas don't strengthen muscles.) ...Read more