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Can Green Tea in High Doses Cause Nephritis

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Can Green Tea in High Doses Cause NephritisNephritis is inflammation of the kidneys and may involve the glomeruli, tubules, or interstitial tissues surrounding the glomeruli and tubules. Living with the disease, apart from necessary medical treatment, a friendly-kidney diet plan is usually recommended to patients. Well then, can green tea in high doses cause nephritis? Now, let’s have a look.

Can green tea cause kidney damage?

It is well known that green tea is a very popular drink in our daily life. Most people like drinking green tea because it contains numerous benefits.

-green tea protects your kidneys from drug-induced toxins.

-green tea is beneficial for your kidneys following ischemia, a restriction in the supply of blood, oxygen and nutrients following a stroke or blood clots.

-the tea improves kidney function in people with diabetes. Kidney disease is a common complication among diabetics.

-drinking the tea can help you prevent the development of kidneys stones made from calcium oxalate crystals.

Well then, can green tea in high dose cause nephritis?

As the matter of fact, everything has two sides, and there is no exception of green tea. In other word, too much green tea intake will cause kidney damage to some extent.why? Green tea is made from unfermented leaves of the Camellia sinenisis plant, which has high concentrations of phytonutrient polyphenols called catechins. In addition, the leaves also contain theanine, caffeine theobromine and theophylline, which will cause kidney damage if you drink green tea in high doses.


Through the above analysis, we can see the green tea is healthy and prevent kidney damage when your drink it moderation. Then, question comes again. What is the moderate intake? Actually, there is no specific answer. Because how much you can drink green tea daily needs to depend on your specific illness condition. If you have no idea about it, you can tell us your conditions and after analyzing, we will give your an individualized suggestion. Please leave a message below or email to Best wishes!

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