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Does Drinking Coffee Destroy Bone And Cause A Decrease In Height?

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Posted on Wed, 10 Sep 2014
Question: Hi Doctor, I am a male, 57 years old. My height is 1.62 m and weight is 65 kg. Does drinking coffee destroy our bone and cause a decrease in height?
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Answered by Dr. Divakara (31 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Absolutely not

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Greetings for the day.
Thanks for posting your query

Drinking coffee has got no harmful effects on bones and definitely no effect on height.
At this age reduction in height cannot happen unless there is vertebral fractures.

Any doubts or clarification feel free to ask.
Happy to help.
Regards.
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Does Drinking Coffee Destroy Bone And Cause A Decrease In Height?

Brief Answer: Absolutely not Detailed Answer: Hi Greetings for the day. Thanks for posting your query Drinking coffee has got no harmful effects on bones and definitely no effect on height. At this age reduction in height cannot happen unless there is vertebral fractures. Any doubts or clarification feel free to ask. Happy to help. Regards.