Give A Thought: Before Having Your Second Cup Of Tea !!!
Tea is not just a drink in India. It’s a considered as the most effective welcome drink everywhere. From the office to home everyone welcomes the guest and friends by Tea. Tea is such a comfort drink. Almost all of us want to snuggle with a hot cup, along with a plateful of pakora when it rains. Tea is the first thing we think of while returning home after a long day at work. In fact, it is also used as a cure for sniffles and light fever.
Most of us swear by our adrakwali chai and tulsiwali chai. But there is a dark side to this comforting drink. It can also cause health issues in some people and if taken in uncontrolled proportions. Here is a list of some facts that will give you creeps.
Sleep Disorder And Diuretic Effect
Caffeine in tea can lead to a mild diuretic effect if taken excessively. It can also cause sleep disorders.
Theophylline a chemical in the tea can lead to a dehydrating effect during digestion, causing constipation. Many believe that taking tea in the morning helps us to have a clear bowel movement, while drinking excess amounts of tea can cause constipation.
Anxiety And Restlessness
The caffeine is one of the most popular mood-enhancing drug and it has some good as well as bad effects on our body. Consuming too much of tea can lead to sleep disruption, restlessness, anxiety and increased heart rate.
Possibility Of Miscarriage
Pregnant women should avoid tea completely, as its caffeine content can harm the development of fetus and pose a threat of miscarriage.