Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His Kidneys

April 1, 2015 9:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking too much iced tea might be surprisingly hard on your kidneys, a new case report contends.

After conducting a kidney biopsy on a 56-year-old man with unexplained kidney failure, doctors discovered numerous oxalate crystals in his kidney tissue. Oxalate is a naturally occurring substance found in food and drinks.

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