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Iron deficiency anemia due to excessive green tea drinking

OPEN Clinical case reports | 11 Nov 2016

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Abstract
Tea interferes with iron absorption and can lead to iron deficiency anemia when consumed in large quantities. The rechallenge effect of green tea on anemia in a middle-aged man emphasizes the potential causal role of this beverage. Lifestyle and dietary habits are important diagnostic considerations in diseases of this type.
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Iron, Death, Human iron metabolism, Transferrin, Hemoglobin, Iron deficiency anemia
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