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i'm a excessive tea drink, any side effect to my liver?

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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine 16 years experience
Doubt it: Excessive anything is not good. But shouldnt affect liver.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain: Teas can contain Tannins (Tannic Acid). In large amounts some studies have shown effects on animal's liver health. See: Tannins and human health: a review. REF: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9759559.

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