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    Skeletal Fluorosis from Brewed Tea

    J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

    The authors describe a 48-yr-old woman who developed skeletal fluorosis from the consumption of brewed tea. The patient had elevated bone mineral density revealed by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (spine Z-score, +9.9), severe chronic bone and joint pain, and kyphosis after consuming 1-2 gallons of brewed orange pekoe tea daily for more than three decades.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21593111

    Izuora K, Twombly JG, Whitford GM, Demertzis J, Pacifici R, Whyte MP