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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to overdose on caffeine from eating green tea bags?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Possibly: What a great habit. Why would anyone even consider eating tea bags? The answer is yes.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes - more so with : Green tea extract. 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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