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Herbal Tea For Dialysis
Not that I know: If you want to try something over the counter, use cranberry tablets or cranberry juice. You can also alternate one day of cranberry juice intake with another day of ice tea for a weak. This changes urine ph and can cure uti, although not high likelihood. May end up needing antibiotics. The claim of fame for cranberry is in the prevention of uti, not treating it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Green tea: 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. Would need to specific about other tcm products. ...Read more
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
Of course not: Nor will is cleanse you of "poisons", real or imaginary. If it did, the research piranhas at the nih would have figured out how to make scientific reputations by publishing about it. Enjoy your tea but don't expect magic -- and perhaps instead of doing illegal drugs that actually are likely to hurt you. ...Read more
Which is better for thalassemia patient?
Tea with milk
coffee with milk
Caffeine is good: Caffeine promotes better vasoreactivity, a goal of all thalassemia patients. Therefore, any way you get your caffeine will improve your vasoreactivity, choose the drink you like the most, you won't be wrong... If you're after higher caffeine levels, depends on the tea or coffee you are drinking... ...Read more
No: Hi. Well THAT was easy! Hypothyroidism is throated with thyroid hormone replacement. There's NO thyroid hormone in the snake oil known as burdock tea. You're just enriching the snake oil peddlers, and they're laughing at you all the way to the bank! How about you give that money to a group that will do some good in the world...then you WILL feel better! And take your thyroid hormone replacement! ...Read more
I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?
Colon cleansing: Is not necessary. It is a scam and can actually create problems. Eating a high fiber diet and drinking 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily is all you need and a whole lot cheaper and safer. Do not waste your money on colon cleansing or risk your health for that matter. ...Read more
Is it safe to take klonopin (clonazepam) with the following supplements: policosanol, ALA, decaf green tea extract, & aged garlic root extract?
Meds: should not be an issue. You can check with your pharmacist and doctor too regarding your specific case. There was a book that was PDR of herbs and alternative medications called the German Commission E book, as Europe much more pro herb/supplement than we are in the States. ...Read more
Which herbal supplements affect hbc pills? Are there any specific herbal teas to avoid? Would throat coat tea reduce effectiveness?
Reassurance : You can drink any herbal tea because no any of tea influence on effectiveness of your pills. Be well. ...Read more
Jest eat normal food: Normal healthy food is the best. This should include low fat foods of Plant origin. Animal meats are harmful. Fruits, veggies and grains are healthy for human consumption. Plant nuts are also good for your health. ...Read more
Maybe a little : Herbal tea containing chamomile and/or valerian help many people with mild anxiety or tension. "anxiety attack" sounds more severe though, so i don't know whether tea will help much in that situation. You could always try it and find out... Everyone's different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Home remedies are at best adjuncts for acne rx. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, please get with your physician. Life's difficult enough without this serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease. The good news is that it can be managed. "green tea", like everything else edible, has interesting biomolecules but isn't going to help you. Do what you have to. ...Read more