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Are there any health food store teas I should avoid if some kidney damage from hypertension at 80?
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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The stuff in healthfood store has not been validated in an official way.
If we see sometimes research fraud in medicine, we should expect lots more in non regulated industry like healthfood. No need to try non-formally tested stuff. You are 80 and have done well so far. Keep it this way. Control bp with low salt & meds if needed. Remember, studies show daily multivitamins not being good for us.

In brief: Suggest all
The stuff in healthfood store has not been validated in an official way.
If we see sometimes research fraud in medicine, we should expect lots more in non regulated industry like healthfood. No need to try non-formally tested stuff. You are 80 and have done well so far. Keep it this way. Control bp with low salt & meds if needed. Remember, studies show daily multivitamins not being good for us.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
In brief: Tea and hypertension
Teas can contain mixed herbals that can generate higher BP - avoid teas that aim to lose weight by burning calories; avoid licorice teas; minimize ginseng teas; and be careful that you do not get dehydrated from caffeine.

In brief: Tea and hypertension
Teas can contain mixed herbals that can generate higher BP - avoid teas that aim to lose weight by burning calories; avoid licorice teas; minimize ginseng teas; and be careful that you do not get dehydrated from caffeine.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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