Drinking Gallon of Iced Tea Daily May Have Caused Arkansas Man's Kidney Failure, Doctors Say

April 2, 2015 6:29 PM

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Drinking Gallon of Iced Tea Daily May Have Caused Arkansas Man's Kidney Failure, Doctors Say

Doctors believe a man's excessive iced tea drinking -- about a gallon daily -- is what caused his previously unexplained kidney failure last year that's been keeping him on dialysis ever since.

The unidentified 56-year-year-old man was admitted to John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock last May with weakness, fatigue, body aches and an elevated serum creatinine level, which meant his kidneys weren't functioning properly, according to the doctors' letter published in th...

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