A 49-year-old member asked:

I heard from a friend that drinking too much tea can cause stroke. how about coffee?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
Radiology 42 years experience
Unlikely: The connection between drinking tea and stroke is not clear. The connection between coffee and stroke is not clear either. It is believed that black tea has beneficial and protects blood vessels. The same is believed for coffee. A reasonable recommendation is to drink no more than two cups a day.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
There is no reliable evidence at all that tea causes stroke. There is no theory about how it would do that nor have results been replicated.
May 5, 2013
Last updated Jan 17, 2014


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