Side Effects of Green Tea When You Have a Disease Or When You Are On Medication

many health benefits it also has some serious side effects restlessness anxiety irritability upset stomach gas nausea and many more allergic reactions caffeine can cause allergic reactions in some people anemia due to iron deficiency a lack of thiamin liver problems kidney issues stains on the teeth women who are pregnant or breastfeeding medication interference overconsumption may impair oxalate absorption hello guys how are you welcome to self-improvement tv in this video i will discuss side effects of green tea when you have some certain diseases or when you are on medication this video is based on studies from different universities so make sure you watch the video till the end please hit like and share this video on your social media don’t forget to subscribe to the channel so you won’t miss out on our future updates let’s start the video although green tea has many health benefits it also has some serious side effects these side effects if they occur at all occur only when consumption is high and over a longer period of time after all the food and drug administration fda in the united states would not classify green tea as generally recognized as safe the caffeine content in green tea is responsible for the majority of the side effects some of the negative side effects of excessive caffeine consumption over a long period of time include insomnia unable to fall asleep restlessness anxiety irritability upset stomach gas nausea headaches from dehydration tremor uncontrollable muscle contraction and relaxation loss of appetite diarrhea vomiting heart palpitations a rapidly or forcefully beating heart irregular heart rhythm arrhythmia increased blood sugar levels dizziness frequent urination now i would like to discuss some other side effects and details.

Allergic reactions to green tea ingredients such as tannins or caffeine can cause allergic reactions in some people which manifest as an unexplained skin rash hives itching swelling of the mouth or throat wheezing or difficulty breathing or swallowing these exceptional allergic reactions are similar to allergies to peanuts bee stings or shrimp two health concerns drinking green tea may cause some health problems like anemia due to iron deficiency polyphenols primarily tannins and catechins in this tea bind to non-heme iron although this anti-oxidative effect is beneficial in the fight against cancer it may impair iron utilization polyphenols, in other words, reduce iron availability and absorption from foods tea extract reduces non-heme iron absorption by 28 percent two independent studies involving students from different parts of the world united kingdom and Saudi Arabia discovered that avoiding tea with or after meals may improve their iron status.

However the interaction between tea and iron can be mitigated by including high vitamin c sources or drinking tea between meals a 1998 study on the other hand argued that the reduction in iron absorption may be beneficial to patients with genetic hemochromatosis a lack of thiamin another potential side effect is that green tea reduces thiamine vitamin b absorption which can lead to beriberi nowadays known primarily to alcoholics people on fat diets or people undergoing long-term starvation where one version attacks the cardiovascular system and another version attacks the neurologic system liver problems green tea extract may cause acute liver toxicity in rare cases as evidenced by abdominal pain dark urine or jaundice kidney issues over consumption may impair oxalate absorption and contribute to the formation of kidney stones in contrast to these findings corin it all discovered that drinking tea a daily serving of 240 milliliters reduces the risk of developing kidney stones by 8 in a study involving over 81 000 women stomach issues in a 1984 study dubai concluded that tea is a potent stimulant of gastric acid and this can be reduced by adding milk and sugar stains on the teeth tea will stain your teeth if you do not brush and floss your teeth within 24 hours avoid diet teas diet teas are classified into two types good and bad be aware of the second which contains mostly stimulant laxative herbs in large amounts these laxative herbs can cause chronic diarrhea nausea vomiting stomach bleeding cramps fainting dehydration and chronic constipation. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding caffeine catechins and tannic acids have all been linked to pregnancy risks like miscarriage low birth weight and fetal neural tube defects pregnant women are advised by some health organizations to limit their caffeine consumption to 300 milligrams per day three medication interference if you are taking medication or have a medical history always consult your doctor before taking green tea because it may interfere with or interact with certain medications such as antibiotics sedatives beta blockers adenosine blood thinners aspirin or warfarin antipsychotics maois clozapine or lithium and some cough cold and weight loss products here are some pointers to help you avoid any negative side effects drink green tea in moderation brew at 160 to 180 degrees fahrenheit just below boiling point to prevent green tea from converting into an acidic astringent chemical composition which would otherwise contribute to acid reflux heartburn and stomach upset avoid making a strong cup of green tea a strong cup contains more caffeine and polyphenols which can cause the side effects mentioned earlier drinking green tea should be avoided for at least two hours after taking medications avoid or limit your consumption of green tea during pregnancy or breastfeeding thanks for watching this video please comment if you have any questions about this video make sure you have subscribed to the channel don’t forget to like share and comment on this video your feedback is very important stay tuned and keep in touch see you in the next video you

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