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Will grated ginger tea interact with my blood pressure medication metoprolol?

Will grated ginger tea interact with my blood pressure medication metoprolol?

Ginger: Although Ginger does interact with many medications, particularly those related to blood clotting, it does not react with metoprolol. You should always be very cautious taking any medication with ginger tea. Good luck. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Does ginger interact with any medication? Is drinking lots of ginger tea (wz grated ginger in it, 3 x day) bad if you take lots of medications?

Does ginger interact with any medication? Is drinking lots of ginger tea (wz grated ginger in it, 3 x day) bad if you take lots of medications?

Ginger: Ginger may effect blood clotting -so consult your dr about use if you take anti-inflammatory meds (i.e. naproxen, ibuprofen) or blood thinners (aspirin, warfarin). Diabetics on meds should also d/w dr because it may v blood sugar & ^ actions of insulin & other medications.
Please consult with your physician if you have ulcers -as high dose ginger is usually not recommended in this situation. ...Read more

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Can evening primrose oil interact with thyroid medication?

Can evening primrose oil interact with thyroid medication?

Unlikely if. . .: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1463-0, 1059-10639 assuming you're referring to Levothyroxine (there are thyroid medications for an overactive thyroid, too). Do be careful w/your Clonazepam as it can cause confusion, addiction & increase risk for falls & fractures (at least in elderly, no, you don't qualify yet). ...Read more

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I have sjogrens. Is it common to develop hyperthyroidism too? Do drugs like plaque nil interact with thyroid medication?

I have sjogrens. Is it common to develop hyperthyroidism too? Do drugs like plaque nil interact with thyroid medication?

Common problem: Sjogrens is an autoimmune disease, and there is a higher occurrence of other autoimmune diseases, such as autoimmune thyroiditis. Usually this results in hypothyroidism, but can also involve hyperthyroidism with a graves disease picture. You should be seeing a rheumatologist and endocrinologist. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) should not interfere with thyroid medication. ...Read more

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I am wondering if tulsi tea, made of indian basil, will affect any prescription or OTC drugs?

I am wondering if tulsi tea, made of indian basil, will affect any prescription or OTC drugs?

Yes: Tulsi can interact with blood thinners (coumadin/warfarin) or other meds that slow blood clotting (nsaids). Caution should thus be used if also taking garlic, gingko, omega-3 fish oils. Tulsi reportedly can interact with drugs used during surgery & cause bleeding complications. Definitely inform your docs if you are using this herb. ...Read more

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Does kombucha tea have enough alcohol to interact with paromomycin or tinizadole?

Does kombucha tea have enough alcohol to interact with paromomycin or tinizadole?

No: Probably not. The alcohol in kombucha is not significant enough to interact with those medications. ...Read more

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Can I drink green tea with thyroid disease?

Can I drink green tea with thyroid disease?

Green tea: Boosts metabolism. Please coordinate your use w/doc and med does. After that, enjoy the taste and benefits of green tea. ...Read more

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Can I drink tea or coffee while fasting for bloods for thyroid etc?

Can I drink tea or coffee while fasting for bloods for thyroid etc?

Try Not: Fasting for thyroid tests not usually needed so perhaps you are also having lipids, cortisol or blood glucose as well. Best if only water for the 12 hours prior to fasting tests. Some evidence that perhaps caffeine can impact blood sugar very slightly (though may be insignificant). Some sources of coffee (eg via percolator) have oils that raise triglyceride levels. Wait for that cup if you can. ...Read more

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Is lemon gree tea good for underactive thyroid?

Is lemon gree tea good for underactive thyroid?

No effect: It will neither hurt nor help much. Drink it if you like it. Although tea has Fluoride which can theoretically displace iodine. ...Read more

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Which herbal tea can I take for low thyroid?

Which herbal tea can I take for low thyroid?

Low thyroid: Herbal tea is fine but won't help your low thyroid level. Please have your doctor repeat your thyroid levels. ...Read more

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How much tulsi tea (indian basil) should I drink per day to help with depression and anxiety feelings?

How much tulsi tea (indian basil) should I drink per day to help with depression and anxiety feelings?

See the long answer: I am not aware of the constituents of tulsi tea, but the question which needs to be asked 1st is: what is the severity of the depressive episode? Some studies have indicated that certain herbal remedies - ex. St. John's wort - may be helpful ways to treat a mild depression, but antidepressant meds are more appropriate in the treatment of more severe episodes. ...Read more

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I have hypo thyroid makes u gain weight I've been drinking herbal life tea with aloe for three days I feel really great is it safe to drink?

I have hypo thyroid makes u gain weight I've been drinking herbal life tea with aloe for three days I feel really great is it safe to drink?

Yes, as far as known: Like many natural products there is a lack of independent research regarding the safety ; effectiveness of this tea, but there is info on its constituent herbs ; as far as is known it is safe. The main ingredients, green tea ; aloe, has many proven health benefits. See http://herbs. Lovetoknow. Com/herbalife_green_tea_products
; http://bit. Ly/1fitced
; http://bit. Ly/19ymyl0
for more info on this. ...Read more

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Does the holy basil in organic india tulsi ginger tea affect birth control?

Does the holy basil in organic india tulsi ginger tea affect birth control?

Most probably none: Tulsi and ginger are used in common cold

there is no interaction between tulsi /ginger and birth controll medication. ...Read more

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I take warfarin how do tumeric, chilli, chia seeds, garlic, onions, ginger stinging nettle tea interact with warfarin?

I take warfarin how do tumeric, chilli, chia seeds, garlic, onions, ginger stinging nettle tea interact with warfarin?

It's complicated but: I dislike warfarin because virtually every medicine and herb interacts with it. Turmeuric, chia seeds, garlic and ginger also thin blood and thus you might need to lower the dose. Rather than avoiding these one can consume consistent amounts & adjust coumadin accordingly or one can consider alternative meds or even supplements (under doc's guidance) to thin blood. Also see http://bit. Ly/1hHlMAv ...Read more

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Does the holy basil herb, aka tulsi in india, affect the birth control lutera? E.G. It is present in this tea - organic india tulsi ginger

Does the holy basil herb, aka tulsi in india, affect the birth control lutera? E.G. It is present in this tea - organic india tulsi ginger

No: There are no known interactions between Lutera and holy basil. See http://www. Sharecare. Com/health/herbal-supplements/what-medications-interact-holy-basil
& http://www. Rxlist. Com/drug-interactions/serious-index/levonorgestrel-ethinyl-estrad-oral. Htm. ...Read more

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Can green tea and green tea extract interact with propecia 1mg? I’m taking propecia for hair loss. Thanks

Can green tea and green tea extract interact with propecia 1mg? I’m taking propecia for hair loss. Thanks

You may: Tea will not affect the issue one way or the other.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can green tea and green tea extract interact with propecia 1mg? I’m taking propecia for hair loss. Thanks

Can green tea and green tea extract interact with propecia 1mg? I’m taking propecia for hair loss. Thanks

Not likely: Green tea is one of those things which theoretically contains useful molecules but has not been studied in a meaningful way by legitimate scientists. If you like green tea, drink it. Green tea pills are just a scam. If you want the benefits of propecia at a fraction of the cost, get FINASTERIDE 5mg and a pill cutter to create 4 pieces. ...Read more

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I am suffering from constipation and I am taking Thyroxine 75mg for my thyroid, I drink less than 8 liters/day of water, lots of tea/coffee, I am 4?

I am suffering from constipation and I am taking Thyroxine 75mg for my thyroid, I drink less than 8 liters/day of water, lots of tea/coffee, I am 4?

? constipation?: Most common reason reason for constipation is diet. Make a diet diary of what you eat every day and slowly eliminate those foods known to cause constipation. Common foods which do are rice, all grains, milk, bananas. If no relief see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Does taking daily spearmint tea to reduce elevated testosterone levels (caused by PCOS) have an effect on thyroid? I have hypothyroidism

Does taking daily spearmint tea to reduce elevated testosterone levels (caused by PCOS) have an effect on thyroid? I have hypothyroidism

PCOS: Spearmint tea does not reduce testosterone levels to the degree necessary to assist with PCOS. It also does not have a clinical effect on thyroid hormone production. There are medications to induce ovulation if you are trying to conceive, but oral BCP are the best therapy for PCOS, and prevent other problems with PCOS. ...Read more