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can caffeine withdrawal cause shortness of breath?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal can often lead to feelings of sluggishness, headache, aches and pains like the flu, difficulty concentrating, etc. Also it can lead to anxiety, which can cause sensations of being short of breath. Caffeine is legal, but is still a habituating drug -- meaning it does cause a withdrawal syndrome when stopped suddenly. http://tinyurl.com/cdeupo.
Answered on Sep 23, 2020
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