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A 19-year-old female asked:

can green tea (with caffeine) cause stomach gurgling, gas, and stomach aches? after drinking it everyday for a couple days? thought it would help me.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Drinking more than: 3 cups of green tea per day can lead to significant side effects for some. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death.

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