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Can pregnant women drink green tea and mint tea ?

Can pregnant women drink green tea and mint tea ?

Sure/moderation: Besides the caffeine there is no clinic reasons why a pregnant woman can not enjoy mint or green tea.....all in moderation though and no worries. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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Is green tea help to shrink fibroids?

Is green tea help to shrink fibroids?

Not likely: And if it did, how many cups at what concentration? 80% or so will shrink with menopause do to a loss of blood supply, but when they do some will become painful just like when the blood flow is cut off by a blood pressure cuff, but slower. Some meds shrink them but they return to size rapidly when stopped. ...Read more

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Can I make green tea lotion with green tea and regular lotion?

Can I make green tea lotion with green tea and regular lotion?

Yes.: If you take a lotion and add green tea to it, you could call it green tea lotion. Good luck though, since tea is made with water and won't mix with lotion. It might be easier to obtain a green tea extract and mix it with the lotion, or buy green tea lotion. ...Read more

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Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Not necessarily.: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. White & red tea are very healthy. ...Read more

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Will green tea and honey relieve bloating?

Will green tea and honey relieve bloating?

I haven't heard of : Honey doing the trick. But green tea does have diuretic qualities and may help with bloating. ...Read more

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Can I make green tea lotion by combining just green tea and regular lotion?

Can I make green tea lotion by combining just green tea and regular lotion?

Not sure: I don't know how well it would blend with ready made lotion. When it is made from scratch one recipe recommends steeping 2 tbs of green tea tea in 3/4 cup of near-boiling water for at least five minutes before pouring through cheesecloth into the lotion mix. ...Read more

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Can iced green tea have same health benefits as hot green tea?

Can iced green tea have same health benefits as hot green tea?

Tepid or warm: Better if room temp or warm. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Green tea has : Diuretic qualities ; ginger has anti-spasmotic qualities and can reduce nausea and GI upset. I would go with green tea for this one. ...Read more

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Which green tea is good for you? Do i get bottled green tea or is the green tea bags?

In general: In general, would suggest making your own green tea. The bottled green tea you buy off the shelf often has sweetners and other additives. ...Read more

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I heard not to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with green tea extract diet supplements what about regular green tea in a cup? Specifically decaf green tea bags

I heard not to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with green tea extract diet supplements what about regular green tea in a cup? Specifically decaf green tea bags

Caffeine interaction: The concern is not green tea per se but that high doses of caffeine can increase toxicity of tylenol (acetaminophen) to the liver. Some green tea diet supplements are high in caffeine but regular green tea is quite safe, either decaf or regular- it would take about 100 cups of green tea to get too much caffeine. See http://abcnews.Go.Com/health/healthday/story?Id=4508811 taking nac with tylenol (acetaminophen) reduces toxicity. ...Read more

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I started drinking green tea everyday, what are some green tea benefits ?

I started drinking green tea everyday, what are some green tea benefits ?

Benefits: White ; green teas are very helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest green tea extracts can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. A japanese study showed reduced rate of deaths from heart disease with use of green tea. ...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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Can green tea bring on labor?

Can green tea bring on labor?

Not usually: Raspberry tea has been used to bring on labor, but not specifically green tea. ...Read more

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Does decaf green tea have the same health benefits as regular green tea?

Mostly : The health benefits of green tea primarily come from its antioxidant compounds which are mostly polyphenols. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm however, there also are some health benefits from caffeine itself, so decaf may have a bit less benefit than regular. But many people are sensitive to caffeine. See http://www.Bryanmarcel.Com/health-benefits-caffeine-coffee-tea#. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Benign tumors made of muscular and fibrous tissues that typically develop in the ...Read more