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Is It Safe To Drink Green Tea If You Are Taking This Plavix
Plavix (clopidogrel) medication-- is it still safe to drink green tea if you are taking this medication?
Can you drink a cup of passion flower tea a day while taking plavix (clopidogrel) and 81mg asprin?
Lipton expired: Sorry, this is a question for lipton. As a physician I have no special knowledge on how they determine what date to put on their tea. I could only give you my personal opinion, and I would guess it is safe for a short time after the expiration date, but I don't know that. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?
Yes: Yes. .. Prozac is not contraindicated with Motrin or tea. Although the combo together does increase the risk for a GI ulcer - so if try to minimize the use of Motrin as much as possible. If you need a chronic NSAID therapy, Celebrex (celecoxib) is safer on the GI system. Hope that helps & that you feel better! ...Read more
Is it safe to drink diet green tea? Is diet pepsi not good for diabetics trying to keep down the calories?
Yes: The decaffeinated form of green tea is the recommended type. Green tea should be used with caution if you are taking medications or have pre-existing medical conditions. Like all herbal supplements, it should also be used with caution in children under 2 or pregnant or lactating women. ...Read more
Do twinings and organic india tea bags contain epichlorohydrin and is drinking green tea in form of tea bags safe?
Org. India prob. OK:
Good question. The best info I found was at http://national. Cleanplates. Com/health-nutrition/these-teas-are-toxin-free/#.VPrg_uf1jVo
which gives several brands with epichlorohydrin-free tea bags. Twinings & Organic India aren't listed but in the discussion it says Organic India says the manufacturer of their bags assures them they are epichlorhydrin-free.
Green tea in tea bags is safe-see comment: ...Read more
Is green tea safe to drink 3cups daily for weight loss? What are side effects and benefits of green tea?
Safe, but: It won't help you lose weight. You can only do that by eating less and exercising more -- plus the diet rx's you're already on can help you, but only for as long as you take them. The diet and exercise can work for the rest of your life. If obesity is severe, bariatric surgery should at least be investigated. ...Read more
Dopamine and serotonin are raised by l-theanine found in green tea. Safe to drink that as well as take sertraline 200mg or cause serotonin syndrome?
Green tea: If simply drinking the beverage green tea, the amount of l-theanine will not be high enough to increase serotonin to the point of serotonin syndrome. Theanine in supplement form has increased synthesis of neurotransmitters (including serotonin) in rats, but these findings don't automatically transfer to humans. If only drinking the tea (not taking the supplement) you're probably fine. ...Read more
No: Green tea is generally really good for you. Enjoy it. ...Read more
Do u get the same benefits from taking a green tea supplements as drinking it? How many cups are recommended?
Do u get the same benefits from taking a green tea supplements as drinking it? Also how many cups are recommended?
Green tea capsules: Contain the main ingredient in green tea called EGCG. You will get a higher dose w/caps than drinking it, maybe equal 5-8 cups. Also, you won't need to go to the bathroom so often. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes you can: That should not be a major problem, unless you drink in excess of more than a few 8 Oz cups a day. ...Read more
Yes- may help!: There are no known adverse interactions between green tea and tamoxifen. Green tea has powerful anti-cancer properties. There is some research that even suggests that the benefits of tamoxifen are enhanced by taking green tea. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16785249. ...Read more
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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Overhyped: Green tea is the latest in a long line of overhyped nutritional products. Claims include weight loss, better health, longer life, better endurance. Do not believe the hype. Yes green tea contains some anti-oxidants and phytonutrients, but it still contains caffiene which is a stimulant and has diuretic properties. Too much green tea is not good for you. ...Read more
Green Tea effects:
I understand your concern about drinking green tea every day in high quantities.
Single doses of up to 1.6 grams (about 4 cups) of green tea extract are well tolerated. One can take up to 8cups/day of Green Tea.
If you are caffeine sensitive, you may get headache, dizziness, irritability, upset stomach and nausea.
Taken with stimulant drugs, green tea may increase Blood Pressure. ...Read more
Green Tea: Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect ; lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. ...Read more