What Are The Downsides Of Drinking Tea On An Empty Stomach?

Having bed tea- the first thing in the morning is a common practice for many people. There are even compulsive tea drinkers! However, your bed tea also has its share of risks, if you drink it on an empty stomach. Surprised, right? You are watching NYK. We bring you a list of reasons to avoid drinking bed tea as the first thing in the morning.

  1. Bloating

Due to the presence of milk in the tea, you might feel bloated. This happens because of the high lactose content present in milk that can affect your stomach when its empty. This in turn can lead to constipation & gas.

  1. Erodes oral health

Drinking tea on an empty stomach can cause erosion of the enamel in your teeth. This happens because the bacteria in your mouth will breakdown the sugar that leads to increased acid levels inside your mouth. It may even cause gingivitis.

  1. Dehydrates the body

Tea contains caffeine & can act as diuretics. It means it can remove the water from your body. Your body is already dehydrated due to long sleeping hours without driking water when you wake up in the morning. And when you start your day with sipping tea , it can turn in excessive dehydration, which can lead to muscle cramps.,

So don't you think, it's time to say goodbye to this habit?