If you drink lot of coffee....must read this.


It is a bitter substance found in tea leaves, coffee beans and cacao made chocolates Caffeine stimulates our nervous system and makes us feel full of energy. It makes us feel more awake. Caffeine also increases the frequency of urination and acidity or heartburn due to increased release of stomach acids. It can also help in increasing the blood pressure.

Caffeine usually reaches to its peak level in the body withing an hour of its intake. Intake of upto 400 mg of caffeine per day is not harmful for a normal individual.


·      Insomnia or sleeplessness

·      Headaches

·      Feeling restless

·      Dehydration (due to increased urination)

·      Increased heart rate

·      Increased blood pressure

·      Anxiety

·      Dizziness

·      Addiction or dependency

Its withdrawal symptoms can include dizziness, nausea, difficulty in concentration, headache etc.


1. Insomniacs: Insomniacs or people having any sort disorder should avoid intake of caffeine as it can cause further trouble for them.

2. Pregnant women: During pregnancy, caffeine must be reduced to minimum and if possible zero as caffeine can reach baby's blood through placenta.

3. GERD: People suffering from GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease must avoid caffeine.

4. Heart patients: They must avoid consumption of caffeine as it can fluctuate heart rates and their blood pressure.

5. Breastfeeding mothers: As the caffeine can pass from the mother to child through breastfeeding, so it must be avoided.

6. Patients on certain medications like stimulants etc should avoid caffeine intake.


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