... are.sudden heat around the chest,anxiety,sleeplessness.Have done all medical test including blood fasting sugar,all normal.However ,l took a lot of sleeping tea in the last one year that has senna leaves as part of composition.can someone advise me
Taking that tea all the time is not going to slim you. It only strips your body of essential nutrients and helps with constipation. I don't know what tests you had dome, but you may well be short of potassium and other elements. Please read below.
For the Consumer
Applies to senna: oral disintegrating strip, oral granule, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking senna: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your healthcare provider at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
severe stomach pain, severe diarrhea, watery diarrhea;
worsening constipation after you stop taking senna;
enlargement of your fingers and toes;
low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling); or
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Less serious side effects of senna may include:
stomach cramps, bloating, gas, mild diarrhea;
numbness or tingly feeling;
joint pain; or
Read more at https://www.drugs.com/sfx/senna-side-effects.html#pIqhZbM6OG3QLgjV.99
Some of these slimming teas are FULL of caffeine or other stimulants and these can give you a weird feeling in the chest, anxiety, insomnia, fast heart rate etc. Dont use this stuff!! It doesnt work all that well and will just make you feel jittery and as Karen said, the senna strips your body of nutrients because it acts as a laxative. These teas should only be used by healthy young people short term and wanting to lose 5-10 lbs for a special occasion. They will temporarily lessen bloating (because they make you poop) and the stimulants might reduce your appetite but they are not good for long term use. Once you are off this stuff for a while you will feel back to normal.
- Senna Information for Consumers
- Senna Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Senna (detailed)
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