Everyone understands that excess consumption of food and drugs can be detrimental to your health. When you do overeat or eat far too much of one particular food, there can be horrible consequences.
Here is a list of the top 8 products that can cause huge health problems if you consume too much.
Tea is often touted as a healthy drink. However, it can be bad for your health if you drink too much of it. Some tea has oxalate in it and can cause your kidneys to fail if you have too much of it in your body.
One man had to go to the hospital because his kidneys were failing after drinking 16 cups of tea per day. The New England Journal of Medicine published a letter, that described the case as iced-tea nephropathy.
Toothpaste used to come with a warning that you should not swallow it. If you swallow more than a teaspoon of fluoride-free toothpaste, you will have an upset tummy. However, if you consume toothpaste that has fluoride, you can begin to feel dizzy or have a stomachache.
This article published in MedlinePlus, produced by U.S. National Library of Medicine, discusses the possible harmful effects of toothpaste overdose.