Can We Drink Tea After Drinking?

Published: Thursday 29 March, 2018

Many people think that it is not healthy to drink tea after drinking alcohol, but some people think that after drinking tea, they will feel more comfortable. In fact, drinking tea after drinking alcohol can not only relieve hangover, but also increase the burden on the heart and kidneys, and accelerate the body's dehydration. It will even increasing the symptoms of drunkenness, so drinking boiled water is the most correct choice.

After drinking alcohol, 80% of alcohol will be decomposed by the liver and excreted from the body. This decomposition needs to last 2-4 hours or more. If you drink too much, you may not be able to completely metabolize alcohol for one night. It is recommended that you could drink tea 4 hours later, and it is best to drink light tea.

Alcohol has a stimulating effect on cardiovascular, and tea water also stimulates the heart. And then it will undoubtedly aggravate the heart's stimulation. This is undoubtedly worse for people with poor heart function, so after drinking alcohol should not drink tea immediately, especially strong tea.

The habit of drinking tea after drinking alcohol can affect the kidneys and heart; because drinking alcohol will be converted to acetaldehyde and then converted to acetic acid. If you drink tea, theophylline in the tea will play a diuretic effect, promote harmful substances acetaldehyde premature into the kidneys to stimulate the kidneys, so it will affect the kidney function in the long-term.