Massive tea consumption linked to kidney failure

April 1, 2015 9:49 PM

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(Reuters Health) - - The puzzling case of a 56-year-old U.S. man who suddenly developed weakness, fatigue and body aches is leading doctors to warn that massive consumption of tea may be responsible for some unexplained cases of kidney failure.

It's being called iced-tea nephropathy by the New England Journal of Medicine, which published a letter describing the case.

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