TEA IS CONSIDERED AS AMRUT (Elixir) IN OUR COUNTRY IN OUR COUNTRY, AND WE WELCOME OUR GUESTS BY OFFERING THEM TEA. THERE ARE VERY FEW WHO DO NOT FIND BLISS IN A HOT CUPPA WITH SOME CRISPY PAKORAS DURING THE RAINY SEASON. TEA IS AN INDIVISIBLE PART OF OUR ROUTINE LIFE, WE CANNOT RESIST TO HAVE TEA AFTER RETURNING HOME FROM THE DAYS HANDWORK. TEA ALSO HAS A MEDICINAL VALUES AND ALSO CONSUMED DURING THE COLD SNIFFLES, BOILED WITH THE GINGER, ALSO KNOWN AS ‘ADRAK KI CHAI’ (GINGER TEA), BUT HOW MANY OF YOU KNOW THAT IF THE SAME TEA TAKEN IN OUT OF PROPORTION, THEN IT CAN REALLY HAVE A BAD EFFECTS ON OUR HEALTH? READ THIS ARTICLE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SIDE EFFECTS OF THE TEA CONSUMPTION…
In fact, out of proportion even the medicine can turn into poison, and tea is anyway considered as a stimulator, and that is why many people have the habit of drinking tea just before coming out of the bed. According to the research, the regular consumption of a tea can give you the following side effects…
IT CAN LEAD TO SLEEPING DISORDER AND CONSTANT PASSING URINE
The regular and prolonged consumption of tea can result in the diuretic effects, due to which you will feel like going to washroom frequently, and it can also cause a sleep disorder., say the reports. The reason behind this is said to be the caffeine contents of the tea. According to the reports, Caffeine is considered to be the most popular drug in the world and it is found naturally in over 60 plants including the coffee bean, tea leaf, kola nut and cacao pod. Since the caffeine is a stimulator it can temporarily make us feel more alert by blocking sleep-inducing chemicals in the brain and increasing adrenaline production. (source)
TEA CONSUMPTION CAN ALSO LEAD TO CONSTIPATION
This is another problem people who drink more tea can face. In fact, if you drink the black tea you would surely face constipation, and the reason behind this is, the chemical component in the Tea called Theophylline which can cause dehydration effects during the digestion process, which leads to constipation. Although there are many cases wherein the consuming a cup of tea in the morning can surely help clear bowl movement but drinking excess tea would lead to constipation.
TEA CONSUMPTION CAN CAUSE AN ANXIETY AND RESTLESSNESS
Again the content of caffeine can play the major role in developing the anxiety and restlessness as the caffeine is considered to be a mood-enhancing drug, which has some and good and bad effects on our body, and consuming too much amount of tea can lead to sleep distraction, restlessness, anxiety, and increased heart rate.
TEA CONSUMPTION CAN CAUSE A PROSTATE CANCER
Yes, and this could be considered as the worst side effect of driving excess amount of tea per day. A new study from Scotland has found that men who are heavy tea drinkers may be at higher risk for prostate cancer. However, the researchers point out their study was not designed to find causes, so all they can say is that heavy tea drinking is linked to a higher risk for prostate cancer and not necessarily the cause of it. (source)
These are some of the side effects, or you can call it an outcome of drinking the tea in an excess amount. The hobbit of drinking tea is similar to the smoking which is addictive at times, and due to this people keeps consuming end number of cups per day. Besides facing the above side effects, the chances of becoming ‘Diabetic’ also cannot be ruled out, as the number of cups is directly proportionate to the number of spoons of sugar, that body has to take care after the consumption of tea. If you have any more side effects known to you, besides the above, please do share with us here in the comments section.
SOURCE: TIMES FOOD | MAMAMIA