A 48-year-old male asked:
Does coffee consumption count towards the recommended 8-eight cups of water needed for basic daily hydration?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: All fluids count. But caffeine is best avoided, especially given your medical history. Caffeine can raise blood pressure and heart rate, cause rebound headaches and anxiety, irritate bladder, etc.
Answered on Mar 24, 2016
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