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does 100% natural green tea contain caffeine?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Green tea: does contain caffeine, but less than in coffee. You can also get decaff green tea. If you are looking for the benefits of green tea rather than simply a nice drink, consider EGCG capsules from the health food store. They contain the beneficial ingredient in green tea. Peace and good health. White tea is even more beneficial.

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Is it okay to have caffeine in order to avoid midday naps?

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Yes: Moderate caffeine intake is fine.
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How does caffeine cause withdrawal headaches?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Bloodvessel dilation: Caffeine withdrawal headache is the result of temporarily increased sensitivity to a natural body chemical called Adenosine which dilates blood vessel to cause headache. When caffeine is being consumed, Adenosine receptors are blocked and the body responds by producing more Adenosine receptors. If no caffeine then body has excessive Adenosine on receptors that dilates blood vessel that createspain.
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What are the good appetite suppressants the don't contain caffeine?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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See below: There are several medications that have been found to suppress appetite of course, the fda approved agents are all stimulant based. And carry simialar side effects to caffeine if not more so. However, non fda improved medications that have been shown to be helpful in various studies include topiramate, naltrexone, zonisamide, victoza, (liraglutide) Byetta among others.
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How much caffeine content of medium size coffee?

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Coffee: 60-100mg.
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What is the best way to stop caffeine without getting the headaches?

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Gradual detox: Slowly reduce caffeine intake over several weeks. This is best accomplished with support from another caffeine addict.

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