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Doctor insights on: Biological Effects Of Caffeine Withdrawal

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Withdrawal (Definition)

Symptoms upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances such as ...Read more


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Please help me with caffeine withdrawal?

Please help me with caffeine withdrawal?

Caffeine withdrawal: Discontinuing caffeine cold turkey may result in headaches and uncomfortable feeling. Try reducing your caffeine intake over 1-2 weeks. This may make discontinuing it easier. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how bad was your caffeine withdrawal when you stopped it?

Can you guys tell me how bad was your caffeine withdrawal when you stopped it?

Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal sxs can last a up to two weeks & can begin 12 to 36 hours after you stop caffeine use. Symptoms can include nervousness, irritability, low mood, mood swings, feeling tired, headaches, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting & muscular aches & pains. ...Read more

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What does help with caffeine withdrawal?

What does help with caffeine withdrawal?

Withdrawal: Trying to go cold turkey from caffeine can cause headaches and an sick feeling. Try reducing the daily intake of caffeine slowly, i.e. Over 1-3 weeks. Over the counter analgesic such as ibuprofen, tylenol or aleve may help deal with the headaches. ...Read more

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How long do caffeine withdrawal last?

1 week.: Begins within 12-24 hours after withdrawal peaks at 24-48 hours and may last up to 9 days but typically 1 week. ...Read more

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I am going through caffeine withdrawal, suggestions?

I am going through caffeine withdrawal, suggestions?

Caffeine taper: I never recommend abrupt cessation of caffeine, because the headaches can be very severe and impair normal function. Cutting back on caffeine gradually, by eliminating one serving a day every 3-4 days, so if you drink 6 cups of coffee (week 1 - 5 cups for 3 days, 4 cups for 4 days, week 2 - 3 cups for 3 days, 2 cups for 4 days) etc. Will taper you off over a couple of weeks, and that is best way. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i make caffeine withdrawal easier?

Can you tell me how could i make caffeine withdrawal easier?

Caffeine taper: I never recommend abrupt cessation of caffeine, because the headaches can be very severe and impair normal function. Cutting back on caffeine gradually, by eliminating one serving a day every 3-4 days, so if you drink 6 cups of coffee (week 1 - 5 cups for 3 days, 4 cups for 4 days, week 2 - 3 cups for 3 days, 2 cups for 4 days) etc. Will taper you off over a couple of weeks, and that is best way. ...Read more

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For what length of time do caffeine withdrawal spells last?

Sev days to 2 weeks: They normally resolve within two weeks after your last significant caffeine use. ...Read more

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Caffeine withdrawal from coffee, how to deal with this?

Caffeine withdrawal from coffee, how to deal with this?

Withdraw the coffee: I recommend that in people who are overusing caffeine, that they subtitute 1/4 of the doses (i.E, if you drink 8 cups a day, lower by 2 cups - substitute with decaf if needed) every 3 or 4 days, until you are down to 1-2 cups in the morning. Withdrawal rarely occurs with that low a dose of caffeine. Alternatively, one could do the same thing with no-doz (caffeine pills)-reducing dose over 2 weeks. ...Read more