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Old 07-05-2022, 05:29 PM
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Side Effects of Excessive Green Tea

There are many health benefits of drinking green tea, but you can only enjoy them when you know how and when to drink this tea. Here are 7 health hazards that overconsumption of green tea can lead to:



Upset Stomach
  • Over consumption of green tea can cause stomach irritation.
  • Green tea is rich in tannins that can instantly increase the amount of acid in your stomach when consumed first thing in the morning.
  • The excessive production of acid in the stomach can lead to severe digestive issues such as constipation, bloating, nausea, etc.
Constant Headache
  • Green tea is rich in caffeine which is why it leads to constant headaches.
  • This is why you should avoid drinking green tea if you are suffering from headaches on a daily basis.
Sleeping Problems
  • Insomnia or sleeping problems are one of the common side effects of drinking green tea. As said above, green tea is a good source of caffeine which is why it can lead to sleeping disorders in some people.
Anaemia & Iron Deficiency
  • One of the most dangerous side effects of drinking too much green tea is anaemia or iron deficiency.
  • Green tea contains antioxidants that hinder iron absorption in the human body.
Bleeding Disorder
  • Another rare, yet dangerous side effect of green tea is bleeding disorders.
  • How does it affect you? Some compounds in green tea can decrease the levels of fibrinogen, a protein that helps in managing blood clotting.
  • Green tea also helps in preventing the oxidation of fatty acids that can lead to thinning of blood consistency.
  • Therefore, if you have a blood-thinning problem, then avoid drinking green tea.
Liver Disease
  • In rare cases, green tea can trigger liver problems.
  • Over consumption of green tea can damage your liver walls, and lead to unexplained corrosion inside the organ.
Irregular Heartbeat and Blood Pressure
  • Another rare side effects of drinking excessive green tea are that it can lead to a sudden increase (rapid) heartbeat or decrease (slow) heartbeat. However, more research is needed to examine this side effect.
  • Another one is green tea when consumed more than what you should causes low blood pressure.
Suggestion/Summary:
  • Therefore, to avert all the above-mentioned side effects of drinking excessive green tea one should never consume this tea on an empty stomach or the first thing in the morning. Also, experts advise an individual to only have 2-3 cups of green tea in a day.


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