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

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: What a great habit. Why would anyone even consider eating tea bags? The answer is yes.
Answered on Sep 10, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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.
Answered on Jan 2, 2014

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Tea and coffee are: diuretics so drinking that much tea may contribute to dehydration. Peace and good health. Try cutting the amount in half.
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Probably fine. : But if you are feeling very jittery after the tea, then best to back off.
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