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Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss.

The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more

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How would I go about finding a good doctor. I do have Medicaid. I live in Phoenix Arizona?

How would I go about finding a good doctor. I do have Medicaid. I live in Phoenix Arizona?

It's easy: Check at your nearest hospital for doctors on staff. Then check those with offices close to your home. Then check to see if the doctor accepts Medicaid patients. Unfortunately because of poor fees and excess paperwork many good doctors cannot take this insurance. Look for a family doctor or internal medicine specialist depending on your medical history. ...Read more

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Family moving from Northern Canada to Arizona. Will my teenage daughter be able to get her braces adjusted, and at what cost?

Family moving from Northern Canada to Arizona. Will my teenage daughter be able to get her braces adjusted, and at what cost?

Braces: Hopefully you will have a dental plan and your orthodontist can make a referral. Get as assessment for her treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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It's very dry in arizona. My skin is extremely dry. I'm allergic to everything accept cetaphil. Is there anything else I can use? So itchy!

It's very dry in arizona. My skin is extremely dry. I'm allergic to everything accept cetaphil. Is there anything else I can use? So itchy!

Different options: To help your skin not be soo dry, try to keep your showers very short and do not use very hot water. Only use soap in your armpits and groin. If you could skip a day of taking a shower that would help your skin very much. There is a brand of moisturizer which is called vanicream or vaniply ointment which you are probably not allergic to. If your drug store does not have it you can order it online. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 17 ur old high school student located in Mesa Arizona. And I have his serious pin and sweeping of the left testicle. It's contant pain even?

Hello, I'm 17 ur old high school student located in Mesa Arizona. And I have his serious pin and sweeping of the left testicle. It's contant pain even?

Testicle pain: Constant testicle pain means you need to see your doctor or go to the emergency room right away. It may be minor but if there is twisting of the cord to the testicle it can be very serious. Please see a doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which are my rights as a patient in arizona?

Inpatient vs?: Check out http://www. Azdhs. Gov/azsh/patient-family/patient-rights. Htm for starters if hospitalized. ...Read more

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In arizona, is there such a thing as valley fever?

In arizona, is there such a thing as valley fever?

Yes.: You are referring to the fungus coccidiodes immitis (cocci for short) which causes the lung disease coccidiomycosis sometimes referred to as valley fever. It is common in the central california valley and southwest. The infection is often mild and not diagnosed, but it can leave nodules, scarring or cavities that can appear on chest x ray. It can disseminate and cause serious disease in some. ...Read more

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A lot of people have been saying if you drink arizona/green tea, you will lose weight. Is this true?

A lot of people have been saying if you drink arizona/green tea, you will lose weight. Is this true?

I can't speak for: "arizona" brand tea. Some people use green tea extract to assist with weight loss. However, I would not anticipate any significant change unless this is paired with exercise ; a healthy nutrition plan. 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. ...Read more

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Will be driving from ohio to Arizona. Is it safe considering altitude changes and ascending/descending throughout drive for 30 hours minimum stopping?

Will be driving from ohio to Arizona. Is it safe considering altitude changes and ascending/descending throughout drive for 30 hours minimum stopping?

No problem: Not an issue, nothing to worry about. The atmospheric pressure changes are no more (probably less) than everyone experiences in a typical airplane flight -- and those changes occur in a few minutes, compared with many hours while driving. If you have a problem with blocked sinuses or ears, there could be minor symptoms, but nothing more -- and even these can be prevented with decongestants. ...Read more

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I have this bump at the end of anal area noticed drainage in underwear hurts do you know of any Dr in Arizona area you would recommend or what type of Dr I need to be looking for. Thanks?

I have this bump at the end of anal area noticed drainage in underwear hurts do you know of any Dr in Arizona area you would recommend or what type of Dr I need to be looking for. Thanks?

Perianal Abscess: You may have a perianal abscess, you can visit a general surgeon or a general surgeon who specializes in colorectal surgery. The MD will give you a full exam, and possibly incise and drain any infection and treat you. Arizona is a pretty big state, but if you are on the internet you can use Google to find a surgeon near you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could drinking arizona green tea make your period come faster?

Could drinking arizona green tea make your period come faster?

There aren't studies: At this time that support use of green tea to induce menses. A 2010 study showed japanese females who drank > 5 cups green tea/day had 1st menstruation at younger age but those that drank >10 cups of green tea/day had later menarche. A 2002 study suggested that green tea could bring on a period quicker in rats. In traditional chinese medicine drinking green tea is not recommended during menses. ...Read more

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I live in arizona and in the summer heat I get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?

I live in arizona and in the summer heat I get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?

Folliculitis: This may be due to folliculitis or other causes. The best solution is to see a dermatologist for a consultation, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations, hygiene and exfoliation will help but medications may be required, laser hair removal can also help. ...Read more

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Does the arizona green tea with ginseng and honey diet work well?

Does the arizona green tea with ginseng and honey diet work well?

Arizona tea: What do you want the tea to work for? Most of the prepared teas have a lot of sugar and additives in them. If you want the benefits of green tea it's best to brew your own. ...Read more

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Seasonal affective disorder occurs how far south? Arizona? Florida?

Seasonal affective disorder occurs how far south? Arizona? Florida?

Northwest?: I live in the pacific northwest - I see some amount of this a lot. Most move to places like florida and arizona to help this (until they get too hot). ...Read more

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I just moved to Arizona and I don't know how to make a appointment for my new pregnancy?

I just moved to Arizona and I don't know how to make a appointment for my new pregnancy?

Check w Insurance: If you have health insurance give them a call. They can direct you to doctors in your network. Get phone number off the back of your card.
No insurance check phone book. Ask friends and neighbors who they recommend. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get diabetes if you drink more than one arizona iced tea everyday?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get diabetes if you drink more than one arizona iced tea everyday?

Not a cause: Though sugared drinks will lead to weight gain, no sugared drink will directly induce diabetes. Save the calories and avoid sugared drinks. ...Read more

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Can arizona green tea stop menstrual cramps?

Can arizona green tea stop menstrual cramps?

Green tea: I can not tell you if this specific brand of tea is helpful. However, sipping warm green tea is one thing that you can do to help reduce menstrual cramping. Also consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. ...Read more

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I just got my teeth bleached and I forgot that I can't drink certain things, I just took a sip of arizona iced tea will it affect it badly?

I just got my teeth bleached and I forgot that I can't drink certain things, I just took a sip of arizona iced tea will it affect it badly?

One sip? Not too bad: Just a sip won't do much - rinse your mouth and brush your teeth and stay away from dark colored stuff until they say it's ok.
On a side note, arizona iced tea has a ton of sugar and is really not good for you. Maybe you can learn to like water while your teeth are heeling! ...Read more

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Is it safe to travel long distance while pregnant? I'm 24 weeks pregnant and want to drive from washington to arizona. It will be 1145miles there. Is it safe to take the trip?

Is it safe to travel long distance while pregnant? I'm 24 weeks pregnant and want to drive from washington to arizona. It will be 1145miles there. Is it safe to take the trip?

A: A woman with a complicated pregnancy may not want to travel too far from the doctors who know her best, but if you and your pregnancy have been healthy, then it's probably ok. You may want to check with your doctor just to be sure. If you make the trip, a few tips to keep you safe are:
- drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated! None of us wants to stop the car to pee every hour, but when you are in your second and third trimester, staying hydrated will keep you from having contractions and will help to prevent blood clots.
- move around! Sitting in the same place for hours can cause you to develop blood clots in your legs - especially when you're pregnant. You are more likely to form clots just from the hormone changes that come with pregnancy and your heavy uterus is sitting on the main veins from your legs causing slowed flow so there's more chance of a clot forming. Since clots often happen in the groins of pregnant women, doing calf exercises while sitting is not enough! (you're going to be stopping constantly anyway to pee from all that water you're drinking, right?)
- bring your chart. Have your doc give you a copy of your pregnancy records "just in case" something happens while you are away. That will give the doctors caring for you far away from home a huge advantage to have all of your information.

Happy travels and wear your seatbelt! ...Read more

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Why do people say that arizona is the best place for people to live who have allergies?

Why do people say that arizona is the best place for people to live who have allergies?

Better air quality: And less pollinating trees/ grasses are possible reasons. But in the metropolitan areas there are still issues with air quality due to exhaust matter from traffic. ...Read more

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I was in a car driving in arizona and wondered if you really get water from inside cactus if you're stranded?

I was in a car driving in arizona and wondered if you really get water from inside cactus if you're stranded?

Yes, but illegal.: You cannot cut into a cactus plant in the wild legally. I suspect if you where in this very unlikely scenario, the judge would let you off. Listen, the first rule of going into any wilderness, is have enough water and food. Cell phone help too! ...Read more

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It is 6:00am Arizona Time. My pulse was 125. I am now sitting it is 80. Two days ago it was 40. Any thoughts?

It is 6:00am Arizona Time. My pulse was 125. I am now sitting it is 80. Two days ago it was 40. Any thoughts?

Pulse: This is quite a variation. Do you have any symptoms related to it being high or low - dizziness, light headedness? Have you fainted? Any family history of heart disease? If you really are getting such reads, and of course if you have symptoms, then I recommend you see your M.D. for and ECG and blood work. ...Read more

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When you say green tea, does that apply to the hot tea only or do teas like Arizona green tea have similar effects?

When you say green tea, does that apply to the hot tea only or do teas like Arizona green tea have similar effects?

Fresh-brewed best!: Teas like Arizona green tea lose over 90% of their beneficial antioxidants and are loaded with sugars, so are not a healthy choice. Fresh-brewed green tea is MUCH healthier- it is OK to cool it but it should be consumed within hours of being brewed for maximum benefit. You can add a bit of sugar or erythritol.
See http://tinyurl. Com/h3ufegk and
https://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/green-tea ...Read more

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What to do if I have arizona tea would that be good since it has antioxidants and vitamin c?

What to do if I have arizona tea would that be good since it has antioxidants and vitamin c?

Depends: Some of the teas have as much as 5 or more teaspoons of sugar in 8 oz. So if you drink a 20 oz bottle you are getting more than 12 teaspoons of sugar. If you want health benefits try the unsweetened ones. ...Read more

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I was stung on my breast by an arizona bark scorpion a month ago. It is still red and very painful. What should I do?

I was stung on my breast by an arizona bark scorpion a month ago. It is still red and very painful. What should I do?

Go to the Doctor: You should have already, weeks ago, been seen by your family physician. There is a very good likelihood that you have a complication which is a secondary bacterial infection with staph. You need to be seen. ...Read more

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So I drank arizona green teas with gensing and honey my whole pregnancey she's 11m old and im just now hearing that gensing can cause miscarriages?

So I drank arizona green teas with gensing and honey my whole pregnancey she's 11m old and im just now hearing that gensing can cause miscarriages?

Unknown effects: Many herbs have "associations" with birth defects or miscarriages, which means that people taking them had those problems. That doesn't necessarily mean that the herb caused them because some birth defects or miscarriages happen spontaneously. However, general pregnancy recommendations are to avoid anything that might harm your baby until checking with your doctor, including herbs. ...Read more

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Hi, I have Arizona's ACHCCCS/MEDICAID coverage but I haven't had a primary care physician for over three years. At that time, I stopped taking Hydrocl?

Hi, I have Arizona's ACHCCCS/MEDICAID coverage but I haven't had a primary care physician for over three years. At that time, I stopped taking Hydrocl?

Check your BP: You can check your BP at many larger pharmacies with one of the automated cuffs that you sit down at. If it is high (>140/90) then you should address it. First, if you smoke, try to quit. Reduce salt consumption. Limit alcohol use. Eliminate fast/processed foods. If overweight, see if you can lose few lbs. If those interventions don't help (or you can't do them), see a doctor to restart medication. ...Read more

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My family and I just moved from sea level to the top of arizona mountain. Every morning my family and I wake up with major stuffy noises.

My family and I just moved from sea level to the top of arizona mountain. Every morning my family and I wake up with major stuffy noises.

Dry air: Basically you have moved from a high humidity area to a dry one. I would recommend to try to put a humidifier in the room where you sleep and you will a difference. ...Read more

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I am 62 chandler arizona. When I go outside I break on my legs and trunk and arms. I have ezcema. Help me?

I am 62 chandler arizona. When I go outside I break on my legs and trunk and arms. I have ezcema. Help me?

Heat and eczema: There are a couple of possibilities. Some people with eczema do worse in the heat, particularly in humidity (although arizona should be pretty low in that). Staying cool and treating the rash is the way to go. Also, you should be checked for photosensitivity depending on the distribution of the rash. Sun sensitivity can also make people break out in an itchy rash. Please see dermatologist. ...Read more

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Lot of hair fall and dandruff in dry weather, like in arizona. This hair fall and dandruff stops when I travel to california or any other city

Lot of hair fall and dandruff in dry weather, like in arizona. This hair fall and dandruff stops when I travel to california or any other city

Scalp condition: Scalp conditions like psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis can be influenced by weather and climate, environment, stress, hormones, allergies, etc. Arizona climate probably too dry for you. There is no solution except to move! There are products which can help your scalp such as topical steroids, dandruff shampoos containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, salicylic acid, ketoconazole. ...Read more

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Is there a inpatient migraine treatment clinic in Arizona similar 2 the Diamond Headache in Chicago? Chronic migraines. Pease help, feeling overwhelmed.

Is there a inpatient migraine treatment clinic in Arizona similar 2 the Diamond Headache in Chicago? Chronic migraines. Pease help, feeling overwhelmed.

MAYO: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/ There is a heradache clinic at the MAYO Clinic in Arizona, There is also a state of the art fellowship training program in Headache care. ...Read more

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On vacation in Arizona. On the first day, vomited once after eating, hiking, & little water. Fine hours later. Altitude sickness or food poisoning?

On vacation in Arizona. On the first day, vomited once after eating, hiking, & little water. Fine hours later. Altitude sickness or food poisoning?

Deydration: And possibly heat exhaustion. You need to stay hydrated. Other caused you mentioned could be a cause but not likely. ...Read more

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How safe is a tonsilectomy? I am having mine done at the mayo clinic by dr david lott in arizona.. People keep telling me how horrible it is. I am having it done for sleep apnea ans huge tonsils.. ..

How safe is a tonsilectomy? I am having mine done at the mayo clinic by dr david lott in arizona.. People keep telling me how horrible it is. I am having it done for sleep apnea ans huge tonsils.. ..

Typically very safe: A tonsillectomy is typically a very safe procedure and has been performed on millions of people for many years. No procedure is completely safe, however, so your surgeon will go over all of the potential risks with you before the surgery. As with all procedures, you have to do a risk/benefit analysis. Since you have sleep apnea from large tonsils, it sounds like there could be benefit to you. ...Read more

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Are chicken bones and teeth the same I am doing a research project where I add chicken bones (alternative to teeth) in three fluids. Soda, arizona, and gatorade. The point of this project is to figure out which fluid causes teeth decay faster. I couldn't g

Are chicken bones and teeth the same I am doing a research project where I add chicken bones (alternative to teeth) in three fluids. Soda, arizona, and gatorade. The point of this project is to figure out which fluid causes teeth decay faster. I couldn't g

Enamel: Enamel is the hardest structure in the body and much harder than chicken bones. Considering chicken bones have high calcium content outside and softer layer inside, it can be an alternative to teeth for your experiment.

If you want the real thing, just like dr. Scharf said, you can ask a surgeon.
Goodluck! ...Read more