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I am 60 years old (m) & weigh 275 pounds.i eat fairly unhealthy.i drink one gallon of sweet tea a day but want to quit and substitute water.good idea?

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Dr. Robert Wilson answered

Specializes in Addiction Medicine

Good idea: You may want to taper the tea intake over several days, otherwise you may experience caffeine withdrawal headache or other symptoms.

Answered 1/16/2018

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Dr. Louise Andrew answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Excellent idea: Sugar is your absolute worst enemy. Go with something like Stevia in your tea, if you must, but water is far better for you. Good luck!

Answered 1/17/2018

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