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Raspberry Leaf Tea Fibroids
I just had a laparotomy myomectomy to remove a very large fibroid, and I am still recovering (3rd week). Isit ok to drink raspberry and hibiscus tea.
Tea post op: Sure. You will be fine with this. ...Read more
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
Is it true that herbal teas like nettle, red raspberry, help uterine health as in cleansing and avoiding things like fibroids and enhance fertility?
No evidence: I haven't seen any real evidence for that. ...Read more
Is it true that red raspberry tea could possibly shrink uterine polyps and fibroids and just tone and promote good reproductive health? Is it safe?
Raspberry tea: There is no known benefit for uterine polyps by the use of raspberry tea. This kind of treatment does not provide any mechanism in most literature for polyps, and if symptoms of bleeding occur, the best treatment is minor surgery. ...Read more
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
Hibiscus tea: At your age, the amount of estrogen in your system is very low, unless you are taking estrogen supplementation. Hibiscus tea does not have enough composition to increase fibroid size, so if you have an enlarged uterus, or abnormal bleeding, see your gyn provider immediately. ...Read more
Are there any teas or herbs that I can use to help reduce uterine fibroids as alternative to birth control?
I would like to drink TURMERIC a tea spoon a day with warm water, when shld I see results to SHRINK FIBROIDS on top of the uterus. How safe is it?
Turmeric in: No literature has proven to shrink fibroids. You can try it but don't hold your breath ...Read more
Is red raspberry leaves tea and raspberry leaves tea the same? Or red one is different? I need it for labor induction
Raspberry leaf tea: Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/76498-health-benefits-red-raspberry-tea/Get a more detailed answer ›
It doesn't and isn't: Red Raspberry leaf tea MAY help build up Uterine and Pelvic muscle tone, improving the Labor experience. Also, taking the tea in moderation from the 2nd trimester on can provide Vit. C, Vit. B, Vit. B and Magnesium, all essential for pregnant women. Studies have not found this tea to bring Labor on at all. It is not advised to use more than 1 cup/day in the first trimester, if at all. Ask OB. ...Read more
Yes: Moderation is always best.Get a more detailed answer ›
You enjoy the tea: There's nothing magic about the tea.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not the answer: There is nothing magic about this tea, any more than any pill from a herbalist or, for that matter, a scientific physician will produce magical health. Your best course is a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on fitness, sensible eating, immunizations, preventing health care, and your physician's guidance for your individual neds. ...Read more
Why do you want to?: There are no data I can find, mainly because nobody has thought to smoke it, and I would be uncertain as to why you would want to? If you are someone who like to smoke substances as a form of abuse, you need to get some help. Not everything is volatiiized by smoking, and not everything is absorbed through inhalation into the lungs. It puts other toxic substances into your body and is bad for you. ...Read more
No: I have never seen any convincing prof. ...Read more
Many things: Abnormal periods are the body's way of saying things are not right within. The imbalance can have to do with inflammation, toxins.... The tea has various antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds (like quercetin). The tea is likely changing the inflammatory response in your body which is then changing the periods. ...Read more
What happens if I only drink a green tea smoothie consisting of green tea, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries how much weight will I lose?
Why do people recommend drinking raspberry leaf tea in the third trimester? How much should I be drinking each day? Does it have any bad side effects?
Tea: No. That would be a false myth. ...Read more
38 weeks prg. 3 cm, 50% effaced. Would castor oil or raspberry leaf tea make my contractions closer together? Still very very far apart.
Probably not: If these things (in addition to walking, sex, primrose oil, nipple stimulation, and others that don't immediately come to mind) worked reliably then we would be using them for medical inductions. Castor oil in particular has a long tradition with the midwives but it can be messy and very uncomfortable. There is no evidence of harm and and all of these things can at least seem to work sometimes. ...Read more
Can two transvaginal ultrasounds with possible polyp be wrong? I'm going for saline ultrasound soon. I have been taking raspberry leaf tea to shrink it
Ultrasound errors: Any ultrasound test has an interpretation error rate based upon the technique and the reader of the report. Additional investigation, which is being pursued in this case, is appropriate. ...Read more
No: Nobody knows what makes women go into labor. Something happens and there are changes the levels of certain hormones, such as decreasing Progesterone and increasing oxytocin, and then contractions start. There is no natural way to prevent going into labor at term, because humans are not suppose to stop labor when the baby is due to come out. ...Read more