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is tea a diuretic?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Some: Caffeinated teas can act as diuretics. Dark teas are generally caffeine rich.
Answered on Jun 8, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Caffienated tea.: Caffienated teas in large amounts can lead to dehydration.
Answered on Nov 11, 2015

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Yes: Tea like coffee is a natural diuretic.
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decaf: Decaffeinated tea usually doesn't cause diuresis.
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Yes: Most teas have some diuretic action.
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Dr. James Strader
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Maybe: Depends on the tea, of course, but most decaffeinated products do retain a very small dose of caffeine (usually.
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