I am a nurse.
And the oldest patient in my care is 92 years old.
And he uses milk tea to help with digestion.
It’s a traditional drink that has been around for centuries in India, Persia and Japan.
It’s used to treat constipation and to ease back pain.
But it has recently gained popularity in Europe and the US, thanks to a surge in the number of elderly people.
In the United States, the beverage is popular with patients with arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, chronic pain and obesity.
A 2010 study found that patients who took a milk tea daily for six months experienced significant improvement in their pain and their mood.
The drink was also found to be effective in easing muscle cramps.
“I think it’s really important to recognize that it’s a natural medication,” said Dr. Mary Ellen Bouchard, chair of geriatrics at the Mayo Clinic.
“It’s not the same as taking a prescription medication.
It doesn’t have any of the side effects.”
The milk tea has also been linked to some long-term health benefits, including reduced cholesterol levels and improved blood pressure.
According to the Mayo study, about one-quarter of those taking the milk tea reported that their pain, bloating, cramping and nausea improved.
And another study found the milk-based beverage was linked to lower blood pressure and lower triglycerides.
And that’s where the tea comes in.
It can also help with diabetes, obesity and sleep problems.
The milk drink is made from fermented soybeans, rice or lentils, and is steeped for two hours.
It is often made with fermented rice flour or wheat flour, which is usually a rich source of iron and zinc.
It has been shown to help slow the process of digestion, increase nutrient absorption and help lower blood sugar.
“It helps your digestive system, it’s actually quite powerful,” said Bouchar.
“The body needs iron and nutrients, so you need iron to metabolize and absorb nutrients.
You need zinc, which stimulates your immune system.
It also helps with the production of collagen, which you can actually build new bone.”
One of the benefits of the tea, said Boulard, is that it helps to alleviate constipation.
“When you have constipation, your bowel movements get so much more difficult,” she said.
“You need that energy to get out of your bowels, and it’s very hard to do.”
Dr. Barbara Zuckerman, a professor of gerontology and professor of medicine at Columbia University, says the tea has been well studied in recent years.
“There are now about 30 studies that have examined the benefits,” she told The Jerusalem Report.
“The data suggests that it works.
I think it has a lot of merit.”
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) also endorsed the milk drink as a treatment option for arthritis.
The American Geriatric Association (AGA) also supports the tea’s use in treating constipation with the goal of improving mood and energy levels.
The AAP also advises older adults to drink a glass of milk tea every morning to help reduce bloating and other side effects.
But Dr. Boucharde disagrees with the recommendations.
“One of my concerns is that there is no evidence that it really helps people get to sleep,” she noted.
“We have to make sure that there are enough nutrients in their diet, and there are no sugars in their diets.
So it’s just not that important.”
A number of health experts have also questioned the effectiveness of the milk teas.
“There is very little research to support it as a therapy for chronic conditions, including pain, fatigue, depression, and sleep disturbances,” said Zucker.
“So I think there is a very real possibility that milk tea may not be beneficial to older adults.”
The AGS recommends that older adults and people with disabilities consume one cup of milk a day.
The American Medical Association (AMA) says its recommendation to all adults and the elderly to drink three to four glasses of milk every day is a good one.
“This beverage should be considered an adjunct to regular drinking, not an exclusive form of beverages,” AMA President and CEO Thomas R. Cignarella wrote in a statement.
“Maintaining adequate nutrient intake and adequate physical activity may be necessary for a variety of health problems.
For some people, drinking milk may provide additional health benefits.”
A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatr Society found that a milk beverage can help improve mood and reduce fatigue in older adults, even when they are not drinking milk tea.
“If we look at the benefit in terms of lowering depression, the effect of milk and caffeine was very significant,” said Lillian D’Auria, a senior lecturer in geriatrics and a gerontologist at King’s College London.
“If you’re talking about the impact of caffeine, I think that’s really interesting.”
Dr D’Ouria says the effect was particularly noticeable