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The Tea That Could End Up Making You PREGNANT!

The effectiveness of the contraceptive pill may be reduced by drinking these trendy ‘detox teas’, according to Dr Virginia Beckett.

The spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, told The Sun Online: “Detox teas which contain senna leaf may have a laxative affect which can cause diarrhoea or vomiting.

This could lead to an unexpected pregnancy, and woman are warned that if they feel sick or have an upset stomach, an additional contraceptive should be used, such as condoms.

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“If a woman vomits within two hours of taking the contraceptive pill, it may not have been fully absorbed into her bloodstream so she should take another pill straight away,” she said.

“So long as she is not sick again, she should still be protected against pregnancy.

“If the woman continues to be sick, extra contraception should be used (such as condoms) while she is ill and for two days after recovering.

“Very severe diarrhoea (six to eight watery stools in 24 hours) may also reduce the effectiveness of the contraceptive pill.

“If this happens, women should continue to take their pill as normal, but use additional contraception while ill and for two days after recovering.
“If a woman’s sickness or diarrhoea continues, she should contact a healthcare professional.”

Bootea, a ‘teatox’ beverage state on their website: “Our teas may affect the accuracy of the pill.

“We cannot comment on other forms of contraception and would ask you to consult your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before taking the tea.”

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