Risk Drinking Ice Tea

Risk of Ice Tea Researchers from Loyala University Medical Center found that people drinking iced tea at high risk of developing kidney stones.

During hot weather, people tend to become dehydrated. Dehydration is eliminated by drinking iced tea actually increases the risk of kidney stones, especially for those who are at risk.

"People already know that in the summer should drink more fluids. However, many people choose to drink iced tea because it is low in calories and it tastes better than plain water. Worse, it even hurt themselves," explains researcher Dr John Milner , quoted by Medicaldaily (8/8).

Researchers believe the high concentration of oxalate (one of the chemicals that trigger the formation of kidney stones) that cause problems in your urinary tract.

Do not take for granted. Men are four times more at risk of developing kidney stones than women, and the risk will continue to increase after the age of 40 years stepped on.

Menopausal women with low estrogen levels and women who have a hysterectomy also at high risk of kidney stones.