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White Tea Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Allergy: Are you truly allergic? What are your symptoms? Maybe it is an additive in the "type" of grape juice you are drinking. Have you tried juicing white and purple grapes yourself and still had the same problem? If "yes" to all of the above, then it is likely a component of the tannin in the grape skin you are reacting to. ...Read more
I got an allergy panel. IGE 56 total 11.9
Silver Birch, White Oak 5.94, 1.38 Cottonwood, White Ash 0.97. 0.75 Walnut, rest are <0.4. Whats next?
Discuss with your MD: or your allergist, next step depends on your symptoms and final diagnosis ...Read more
What is use of tablets containing bee pollen, granular, honey, stearic acid, silica and royal jelly?
Unknown Supplement: This is definitely not a prescribed medication. It has nothing in the ingredients list that would have any medical or health benefit. It is probably one of the thousands of fraudulent products designed by herbal or 'supplement' factories to sell to gullible humans. ...Read more
No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ HOWEVER, if you're drinking tea with erythritol it's probably bottled tea which only has a tiny fraction of the antioxidants in home-brewed tea.So avoid bottled tea but you can add erythritol to home-brewed tea. See http://tinyurl.com/p9c6948 ...Read more
Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.
Food allergy: If you ate the squash and had an immediate reaction (minutes to 2hrs) that included hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, throat tightness, vomiting or passing out then I would be concerned for a food allergy reaction. Would make an appointment with an allergist to determine what could be the culprit foods. Bring list of ingredients eaten that meal to appointment. Avoid foods until seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I be allergic to? Wheat flour, Malitol, Almonds, Canola Oil, Almond flavor, backing soda, baking powder. Itchy, swollen throat. Breathing Ok.
Green, not allergy: See your ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Silver needle white tea - first time. LOTS of sneezing, congested nose, tight throat. No known allergies or hayfever. Could this be an allergy? Thanks
Terrible dandruff. Tried 3 brands of shampoos, white & apple cidar vinegar, tea tree oil. Nothings working. How can I get rid of this?
Green much healthier: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it is rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Black tea is green tea that has been oxidized and fermented, a process that destroys most of the beneficial catechins & theanine. In a sense, black tea is green tea that is spoiled. See comment for link to info on benefits:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to use lotions that contain extracts black tea leaf, green tea leaf (camellia sinensis) during pregnancy?
Foodborne illness: The CDC says that green leafy vegetables are one of the most common causes of foodborne illness. Be sure to wash your kale very well. What else was in there? In any case, if you have severe burning and pain, I would absolutely recommend you get seen and get a physical exam and possible treatment to make sure you are safe. Even bring leftover kale with you if you have any. Good luck. ...Read more
Please refrain: Given the structure of your question, I suspect you are looking to concoct ""sizzurp." We do not condone the use of medications for such purposes. Please strongly consider not participating in such dangerous activities, because we care about your health now and in the future. ...Read more
Hornet allergy: Yellow jackets are actually hornets. Hornets are close relatives of wasps. Many, if not most, persons allergic to yellow jackets are also allergic to wasps because their venoms have many proteins and allergens in common. Many allergists when making a diagnosis of yellow jacket allergy will treat the patient with injections consisting of yellow jacket, yellow hornet and wasp venoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have allergies to different pollens is it likely you'll be allergic to orange pekoe and other types of tea since it's made from plants?
Have : Have never used this. Sorry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does drinking tea and allergies have anything in common? I drinks lots of tea and have allergies but the tea i drink leaves my mouth dry.
Why after a cup of tea i felt cold flu and restless accompany by dizziness.am i allergy to caffeine or tea leave?
My five year old son has been complaining about an itchy back for months. Lotions, oil, even rooibos tea seem to help in the short term. No allergies?
Itchy back: If he has dry skin then he may have eczema which means you have to moisturize the skin regularly in order to control dryness and itchyness and flare ups of rash. He also may get itchy back from sweating, and the effects of artificial fabrics or wool clothing-try to but plain cotton shirts and rinse out detergents well. I wouldn't necessarily attribute allergies as a cause unless he has hives. ...Read more
The magic bullet?: If you think about it, is there ANYTHING that can magically shrink your waist size? Not likely. However, there is evidence that catechins and polyphenols in both green and white tea can have an impact on metabolism and the activity of fat cells. I think it is a reasonable adjunct to healthy plant-based diet and exercise (but won't have a significant effect without the lifestyle part). ...Read more
White Teas: Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. White tea is actually a green tea with minimal processing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
White tea: White tea is actually a green tea. It is excellent for health. It contains flavonoids (polyphenols) which help to fight development of cancers (antioxidant). It is the least oxidized of the teas. It is low in caffeine. Heat water to below boiling. Only steep for one minute with most white teas most gree teas are steeped for 3 to 5 minutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good idea.: Excellent idea! white tea has great health benefits. ...Read more
Cipralex and coffee?: Cipralex lexapro, escitalopram) an SSRI medication prescribed for various indications, most commonly depression and anxiety disorders. It is not strictly necessary that someone stop caffeine if they are taking an SSRI, and some Pts find caffeine helpful for mood or focus. If you are taking the medication for anxiety, be mindful that caffeine can increase anxiety as well as insomnia. ...Read more
Does white tea affect INR? I take warfarin and I know that green tea affects it, but how about white tea?
White tea = green te: White tea comes from the same plant as green tea. The only difference is that white tea leaves are picked at a younger age than green tea leaves. If anything, during processing, they retain MORE of the flavonoids & other aromatic compounds that give it it's unique flavor. However, it should interact with warfarin just as much, if not more, than green tea. Tell your doctor if you'll be experimentin ...Read more