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Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

No: Caffeine helps prevent dementia in the long run, excessive caffeine is not good - if you are vit b6 deficient the caffeine breaksdown in body to homocysteine which increases inflammation, so either you can increase your vit b6 intake or make up for caffeine by drinking 3 times the oz in water. Theophylline in tea is a stimulant people with irregular heartbeat need to watch the amount they drink.. ...Read more

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Is the normal tea and green tea with mint type of caffeine that affect for being pregnant?

Is the normal tea and green tea with mint type of caffeine that affect for being pregnant?

In moderation: No problem with it when taken in moderation. Check w/your ob. ...Read more

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Can one drink espresso coffee in summers and what other stimulant is the best in the world to take daily?

Can one drink espresso coffee in summers and what other stimulant is the best in the world to take daily?

Stimulants: I understand your need to have daily stimulants. It is ok to drink espresso coffee in summers-have cold coffee. Assam Teas are good stimulants. Walking or hiking in any Hill station in Himalaya can be exhilarating. Consider being stimulated by your hobbies about which you are passionate. Love What You Do and Do What You Love! ...Read more

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Okay, is drinking one glass of red wine daily good or bad for you? Not the carbonated, fruity stuff, but the actual cabernets and merlots.

Okay, is drinking one glass of red wine daily good or bad for you? Not the carbonated, fruity stuff, but the actual cabernets and merlots.

Red wine good: Drinking a glass of red wine can be very good for your heart by lowering the bad cholesterol and increasing the good one. It helps fight cancers by being an antioxidant and may even help decrease the risk of kidney stones. Always remember too much is not good either. ...Read more

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Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

Complex question.: The answer depends on your health, what you mean by "bad", & how much caffeine you drink. In general, coffee & tea have less caffeine than soda, which has less than energy drinks. Coffee & tea can also be decaffeinated. Too much caffeine can cause abnormal heart rhythms & thereby put you @ risk for stroke. Moderation is key. Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns or TTYD (talk to your doctor) ...Read more

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I often drink a cup of coffee in the morning and a beer at night. Is it healthy for to "push" and "pull" the heart like this?

I often drink a cup of coffee in the morning and a beer at night. Is it healthy for to "push" and "pull" the heart like this?

No problem here!: You are not really taxing you heart with this regimen. Coffee actually is not detrimental to the heart, although some people get palpitations from it, and a beer may actually be beneficial from a vascular standpoint (though not a six pack1). ...Read more

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Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Both ways: Caffeine usually stimulates the large bowel. Depending on the individual situation caffeine can actually cause, relieve, worsen or prevent constipation. Most tea also has caffeine.Tea also has theophylline which has a dehydrating effect on stools, resulting in worsening constipation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is garlic and garlic powder harmful or helpful or neither for those who suffer from acid reflux? I've heard different things. Also, is tomato sauce and decaf coffee out of the question?

Is garlic and garlic powder harmful or helpful or neither for those who suffer from acid reflux? I've heard different things. Also, is tomato sauce and decaf coffee out of the question?

Acid reflux: Many patients improve on Nystatin oral solution (anti yeast that affects the cardiac valve between the stomach and esophagus) as well as Heartburn Free, an orange peel supplements that tightens the valve. Garlic works because it is anti-yeast but may irritate the stomach and make one more prone to bleeding. Tomato sauce and coffee are acidic, which causes yeast to grow. ...Read more

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Can the body ever become overly acidic and is that bad? For example from drinking lots of wine- or is this a myth?

Can the body ever become overly acidic and is that bad? For example from drinking lots of wine- or is this a myth?

It's a myth.: Your body is well equipped with a regulatory mechanism by which it maintains a proper ph balance. It does this through the kidneys and lungs. Unless you have a problem causing a failure of any of these organs or have certain conditions like severe hyperglycemia this balance remains unaffected. Food does not affect it. ...Read more

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How much more caffeine is in a cup of dunkin donuts turbo coffee than regular? Is it alot? It's from the store & the levels of caffeine are not listed

A lot of caffeine : A cup of dunkin donuts turbo has 436 mg of caffeine which is about 3 times that of a regular cup of coffee 133 mg. Drink responsibly even coffee can give you a jolt if you are sensitive to caffeine. ...Read more

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I read that vinegar or baking soda are both good to put in the bathwater for eczema. How is that possible when one is an acid and the other is a base?

I read that vinegar or baking soda are both good to put in the bathwater for eczema. How is that possible when one is an acid and the other is a base?

Can soothe: Baking soda in the tub may have a soothing anti itch effect as part of an overall regimen including barrier repair creams such as cerave and topical medications. Vinegar is used for it's anti infective effect but is best for preventing yeast infections in folds. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have 2 cups of coffee equaling 300mg of caffeine everyday?

It depends: For an normal, healthy adult - esp a male - it's okay to have up to 400mg - but what matters to each individual is unique. How do you feel? Does your doctor advise differently w/ good reasons you can understand? It can be good for the liver except NEVER take Tylenol (acetaminophen) type pain meds around caffiene. Coffee can have mixed EFX on thyrois - so ask your Dr. ...Read more

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Is it true that a plastic bottle of water left in the sun will release dioxins and is particularly bad for woman to drink?

Is it true that a plastic bottle of water left in the sun will release dioxins and is particularly bad for woman to drink?

Yes: The issue it that chemicals are released into the water from the plastic in the bottle that have be shown to be carcinogenic. Breast cancer comes to mind as one type that may be related to the exposure of this chemical. ...Read more