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Can green tea help upset stomach?

Can green tea help upset stomach?

Upset stomach: Decaffeinated green tea may sooth your stomach, but ginger tea and peppermint tea would be a better choice. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Why does green tea upset my stomach?

Why does green tea upset my stomach?

Agree w Dr. Ho: Additionally - if you drink too much (especially too much green tea extract) it can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Early morning empty stomach drinking green tea good or bad??

Early morning empty stomach drinking green tea good or bad??

Green Tea: Green tea on an empty stomach is fine unless you experience GI upset with green tea. Recommend a maximum of 5 cups per day. ...Read more

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Can i drink green tea though my stomach is acidic?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Can i drink green tea though my stomach is acidic?

Green tea: Your stomach (and mine & everyone else's) is supposed to be acidic. So drink green tea if you want. Base your decision on continuing to drink green tea upon whether or not you feel worse. But there's no empiric answer for everyone. Most tolerate green tea just fine. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea help?

Does drinking green tea help?

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 more

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Is honey and lemon tea good for upset stomache?

Is honey and lemon tea good for upset stomache?

Yes: Honey, and tea for that matter, are good for just about anything. Honey and lemon tea are not particularly famous for helping upset stomachs. If you have a stomach ulcer, some people argue that tea or lemon could be bothersome but that's not proven. Ginger tea is an ancient chinese and proven way to alleviate stomach upset. Be sure you have a diagnosis of why your stomach is acting up. ...Read more

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Watery green diarrhea and sour stomach yesterday sour stomach with nausea vomited once eating and drinking fine no fever no chills just stomach & naus?

Watery green diarrhea and sour stomach yesterday sour stomach with nausea vomited once eating and drinking fine no fever no chills just stomach & naus?

Viral gastroentertis: Change your diet to avoid fatty, fried foods and overly sugary foods. Increase your fluid intake. Avoid eating large meals and instead eat smaller meals every 2-3 hours. If no improvement in 3-4 days see your doctor. ...Read more

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Help! could strong caffeinated coffee cause stomach upsets?

Help! could strong caffeinated coffee cause stomach upsets?

Yes: Caffeine in the coffee can cause stimulation of smooth muscles which are found throughout the gastrointestinal trace. This may lead to a cramping sensation. ...Read more

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Could green tea cause constipation?

Could green tea cause constipation?

Not a normal: side effect. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death. ...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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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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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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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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Green tea on empty stomach.. Is it good or bad??

Neither good or bad: Green tea can be taken on a full or empty stomach with no ill effects. Drink the tea when you feel you want it. ...Read more

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Can green tea help upset stomach?

Upset stomach: Decaffeinated green tea may sooth your stomach, but ginger tea and peppermint tea would be a better choice. ...Read more

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Why does green tea upset my stomach?

Agree w Dr. Ho: Additionally - if you drink too much (especially too much green tea extract) it can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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I have been taking amoxicillin for about 6 days and now my stomach feels upset and my stool is mustard yellow?drank a lot of green tea and honey

You may stop Atb: Antibiotics can cause stomach upset after a few days of use. But they have done their job in 5-6 days. So if your problem for which you took amoxicillin has resolved, you should stop taking the antibiotics right now. Take some imodium(over the counter) if you need more quick relief from stomach upset. ...Read more

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I was told that a teaspoon of mustard helped with an upset stomach but on here it says otherwise. My question is why doesnt it help? Would tea help?

Upset stomach: If the stomach distress is caused by gas entrapment taking mylanta or drinking hot water or weak tea should help by breaking down the gas bubbles. If acid irritation of the stomach lining is responsible, mylanta,maalox or even a prilosec capsule would help. If nausea is present, flat ginger ale should help. ...Read more

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Is chamomile tea soothing for upset stomach and good for digesting?

Is chamomile tea soothing for upset stomach and good for digesting?

Yes: Chamomile is soothing and antispasmodic. You might also consider teas made from ginger and/or fennel, which are both digestive aids. Ginger has the added bonus of absorbing gas. ...Read more

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I've noticed sometimes when I drink tea, esp. if it's strong or has been brewed too long, I get an upset stomach. What in tea causes that? Caffeine?

I've noticed sometimes when I drink tea, esp. if it's strong or has been brewed too long, I get an upset stomach. What in tea causes that? Caffeine?

Gastric irritant: Many chemicals in tea can stimulate or irritate the lining of your stomach, including caffeine. other elements such as tannic acid also can be irritating and cause nausea or cramps in susceptible people, or if you already have stomach irritation (gastritis), tea can make it worse. Try taking a liquid antacid if it occurs again. ...Read more

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I've read that you can eat/drink according to blood type, like o+ may experience upset stomach with black tea. Are there qualities per type?

I've read that you can eat/drink according to blood type, like o+ may experience upset stomach with black tea. Are there qualities per type?

No (just tales): Different groups of peoples can have different responses to certain foods or medicines, due to genetic or environmental variations among groups, but those responses to foods or medications are not caused by their blood types. They may have certain blood types, by coincidence, along with certain responses to particular foods. Example: native south americans are usually o's, but asia has many b's. ...Read more

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What do you think, can the green tea be causing me stomach aches?

What do you think, can the green tea be causing me stomach aches?

Probably not: Green tea is very medicinal, with egcg and theanine to name a few that are very beneficial in people with stomach issues. In fact it is recommended after receiving chemotherapy for its GI effects. Make sure, the green tea you are drinking is low or non- caffeinated as caffeine is notorious for starting a "riot" in some people. Let me know how you do. ...Read more

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Why would green tea on an empty stomach cause nauseous every time I drink it?

Why would green tea on an empty stomach cause nauseous every time I drink it?

Nausea, Green Tea: I understand your discomfort. Green tea contains Tannins which stimulate stomach to secrete more acid. If you have peptic ulcer an acid reflux problem, green tea can cause nausea. You can reduce nausea by taking green tea after a meal. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Meditation. See a physician if you have heartburn, pain in the stomach and Reflux; discuss effects of Green Tea. ...Read more

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Can i drink green tea though my stomach is acidic?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Green tea: Your stomach (and mine & everyone else's) is supposed to be acidic. So drink green tea if you want. Base your decision on continuing to drink green tea upon whether or not you feel worse. But there's no empiric answer for everyone. Most tolerate green tea just fine. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like my stomach is soury when i drink green tea?

Green Tea: I am not sure. Green tea (& others) contains polyphenols which are a type of tannin. That may be a contributing factor. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to drink green tea with empty stomach?

Could it be okay to drink green tea with empty stomach?

Yes: There are some people who are sensitive to the tannins in tea and get upset stomach. But it is fine for most people. Would limit to 5 cups per day to avoid potential side effects. ...Read more

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Early morning empty stomach drinking green tea good or bad??

Green Tea: Green tea on an empty stomach is fine unless you experience GI upset with green tea. Recommend a maximum of 5 cups per day. ...Read more

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My stomach is noticeably flatter after exercising only twice in the past 2 weeks. I have been drinking green tea daily. Could it be the green tea?

My stomach is noticeably flatter after exercising only twice in the past 2 weeks. I have been drinking green tea daily. Could it be the green tea?

Possibly due to: Diuretic effect of green tea. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects. ...Read more

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When is the right time to drink green tea, after meal, before meals, empty stomach, morning or evening.

When is the right time to drink green tea, after meal, before meals, empty stomach, morning or evening.

It's a beverage...: It's not medicinal. Your answer is yes...Please enjoy green tea at any time of the day or evening as a healthful beverage, with friends, over a good book, while relaxing, etc. As with anything, moderation is key. ...Read more

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I've been drinking matcha green tea for the health benefits, however, It's irritating my stomach lining. Don't want to stop drinking it. Any advice?

I've been drinking matcha green tea for the health benefits, however, It's irritating my stomach lining. Don't want to stop drinking it. Any advice?

Green tea has: excellent health benefits, but so do other varieties of tea. I prefer white tea, which is green tea picked earlier, even more beneficial, and pleasant tasting. Please give it a try. Peace and good health. Jasmine flavored green tea great also. ...Read more

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I chugged green tea this morning on empty stomach (2cups steeped for 15min) & about 20min later it made me vomit. Read online something about tannins?

I chugged green tea this morning on empty stomach (2cups steeped for 15min) & about 20min later it made me vomit. Read online something about tannins?

Green tea: is TEA...Tea contains TANNIN which can be a gastric irritant...In normal quantities and taken slowly it is completely harmless ( BTW some consider it a "Health Drink" but evidence is meager)

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Green tea on empty stomach.. Is it good or bad??

Neither good or bad: Green tea can be taken on a full or empty stomach with no ill effects. Drink the tea when you feel you want it. ...Read more

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Can i drink green tea with empty stomach will it help in weight loss and what is the good time to drink green tea.

Can i drink green tea with empty stomach will it help in weight loss and what is the good time to drink green tea.

Green Tea: Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects. Benefits are minimal. No specific time. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have 2cups of 100% natural green tea everyday? Does it help with weight loss? Should it be frank in empty stomach or with food?

Is it ok  to have 2cups of 100% natural green tea everyday? Does it help with weight loss? Should it be frank in empty stomach or with food?

Green tea is fine: It does contain some caffiene so observe if it keeps you awake or not. If so, don't drink w/in several hours of bed time. It is a mild fat burner, increases metabolism. It won't help much w/out a proper food plan however. W/or w/out food makes little difference. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic ...Read more