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Black Tea

What other names is Black Tea known by? Black Leaf Tea, Camellia sinensis, Camellia thea, Camellia theifera, Chinese Tea, English Tea, Feuille de Thé Noir, Té Negro, Tea, Thé Anglais, Thé Noir, Thea bohea, Thea sinensis, Thea viridis, Theaflavin, Théaflavine. What is Black Tea? Black tea is a product made from the Camellia sinensis plant. The aged leaves and stems are used to make medicine. Green tea, which is made from fresh leaves of the same plant, has some different properties. Black tea is used for improving mental alertness as well as learning, memory, and information processing skills. It is also used for treating headache; both low and high blood pressure; high cholesterol; preventing heart disease, including "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis) and heart attack; preventing stroke; preventing Parkinson's disease; and reducing the risk of osteoporosis. Black tea is also taken by mouth to prevent cancer, including stomach and intestine cancer, colon and rectal cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, mouth cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, cancer of the kidneys, cancer of the esophagus, and cancer of the lining of the uterus Continue reading >>

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  1. MrBildo

    Metformin vs Metformin XR

    I've been on Metformin 500mg x2 daily for the last month. Between my change in diet and the medication my numbers are looking real good. However I've never gotten past the GI issues. The stomach and upper GI issues went away after a few days. Unfortunately I deal with lower GI issues on an almost daily basis. The main problem is very painful cramping first thing in the morning. It will sometimes wake me up in the morning. I have tried a lot of things to improve my tolerance, but I fear this is as good as it's going to get. I would just suck it up, except it's really affecting my ability to work out in the morning. That's a problem.
    I've read that people who had problems with Metformin had a lot of success with Metformin XR. I'm up for a refill and would like to try XR, but I have some questions/concerns.
    1. I don't want to screw up my numbers. Will XR not be as effective? Anyone have any experience with this?
    2. I can't tell if there is a cost difference. Anyone know?
    3. Anyone have the opposite reaction? XR being worse?

  2. bln

    Ask you doctor for the Metformin XR - it's the same, but coated so it's more long-lasting. People experience fewer side-effects on it. It should be very cheap in the generic form....

  3. Trudii

    My previous doctor was adamant that the XR version was not as effective or "bio available" as the non-XR version. I'm not sure if he was right or not, I still use the non-XR version.

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