Doctor's Note

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  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other “HHH” videos (Harmful, Harmless, or Helpful?). Also, there are over a thousand subjects covered in the rest of my videos–please feel free to explore them as well!

    For an update, check out my blog post Hibiscus tea: flower power.

    • NewTeaDrinker

      Hi Dr Greger

      Please can you help me by clearing up the facts on
      Green Rooibos. I’ve seen outrageous claims this can contain 100x more antioxidants than regular Rooibos. Does Green Rooibos contain the same benefits as regular green tea? I prefer the taste of Rooibos!

  • myjolina

    Hi Doctor Greger
    I am having trouble digesting my teas – really tends to irritate my bowels – is there something going on chemically? Is there something that I can eat with the tea to help with the digestion?

  • myjolina

    Do you think there is a big difference in the quality of teas – so that if I am buying my tea from a dollar store as opposed to a Teapoia store found in our local Mall- would there be a big difference?

  • Didn’t know chamomile was so beneficial. That’s wonderful!

  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Also be sure to check out my associated blog post Breast Cancer and Diet!

  • Maxim

    What about coumarin in chamomile and in other herbal teas? Is it as big a concern as in Chinese cinnamon?

  • Sylvia

    Still waiting for your response on wether there are studies about the safety of amla in conjunction with Taxol chemotherapy!

  • Guest

    Hi Dr. Greger, thank you for for all your work at keeping up to date with the latest facts about, started drinking chamomile tea during over night shift at work, it seems to keep me on my toes and it taste yummy. thanks again

  • Donna Marie Melcher

    Hi Dr. Greger, thank you for giving valuable information, just start drinking the chamomile tea during over night shift at work and find it keeps me on my toes and taste good too . Will continue to visit

  • Camelia

    Hello, my question is regarding Chamomile tea,I am a chamomile fan , if you could say , that means i drink almost every day a cup in the morning (max300ml). I drank during pregnancy also without knowing it can be harmful. If the baby was born healthy, should i expect long term complications ? He is breastfed (10 months) I drank tea during this 10 months. Thank you!

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