does drinking too much tea cause us to constipate?

May 14, 2007 3:26am CST
i love drinking tea! in fact, i drink it whenever i have small meals. my friend once told me that i should moderate my tea drinking because it may give me constipation. is it true? i dont think so because based on my experience, my bowel movement seems fine. but i just want to know if it is true or not. what's your say on this guys? any ideas?
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@lilaclady (28226)
• Australia
14 May 07
Just my opinion but I wouldn't think so, tea is water and that is a good flusher, seeing as I can't seem to drink just plain water I was told tea is good, it has been in the papers lately how having a drink of tea after a meal helps to flush the fat threw your system so I wouldn't worry if Iwere you its good for you.
• Philippines
18 May 07
yeah, that's what i thought so too. thanks for your response. i'll keep on d rinking tea forever. :) i love tea! hehe. :) cheers!
@kelly60 (4548)
• United States
30 May 07
I have never had that problem and I drink a lot of tea. It could be different for me though because I have Crohn's disease and some foods don't effect my digestive system the same way the affect other people.
• Philippines
30 May 07
hi there. :) may i ask you what crohn's disease is?