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What is the difference between sugar caffeine

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not close at all. : Sugar is also known as glucose. This is a chemical called a carbohydrate. It is an necessity to live as the body runs on sugar. Caffeine is a stimulan... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
All stimulants: work like adrenaline, and increase the body's metabolic rate, so we burn more fuel to ensure that we can meet the "fight or flight" response. So we b... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes : Get a good night rest. If there is then a problem with sleep, then see your doctor. You could have sleep apnea. This is common in people that are over... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Stimulant effects: Some people are less sensitive to the effects of sugar and/or caffeine. Also, sugar, in its simple forms (such as that present in pastries or candy) ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Sleep hygiene: 1. Do not watch television prior to bed or in bed. 2. Excercise 3. Eat nutrious diet, avoiding additional sugars and caffeines. 4. Bright light fir... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Reducing sugar: rapidly is fine. Don't recommend going off caffeine cold turkey - it should be tapered.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
The best way: Cold turkey and suffering through what withdrawal symptoms could be there is generally the best and fastest way to break a craving or addiction for th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Many things , one of them increased pulse heart rate and anxiety.This is excessive and it is better to cut down on u consumption before something ba... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
No truth to that!: Hi. I think that person was pulling your leg. There is no truth to that statement! Drinking soda pop is not a healthy dietary habit, however. I sugges... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: Sugar intake is rather innocuous & simply a food. Babies system needs it to grow & what you don't consume your body makes & sends to baby. Caffeine is... Read More