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can caffiene from coffee really kill brain cells?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Coffee: There is no evidence that coffee or caffeine kills brain cells. In fact, the benefits of drinking moderate amounts of coffee probably outweigh the risks for most people, .

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A 20-year-old male asked:

Does caffeine kill brain cells?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Nope.
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How does caffeine get into the brain?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
In the usual way: The same way that anything gets into the brain: Arteries carry blood to the brain. The arteries branch into arterioles which branch into capillaries. Substances diffuse OUT of the capillaries into tissue & waste products diffuse INTO the capillaries from the tissues. It's true for every substance and every organ, not just the brain & caffeine. I guess you skipped human physiology in high school.

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