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Caffeine And Lockjaw
Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) is supposed to be for tension headaches and cafeine is a stimulant, right?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockjaw Variety of causes, all serious. See a TMJ expert for guidance. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your ...Read more
What are the side efects of fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) and can it cause headache?
Old style medication: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) is a combination barbiturate /acetaminophen that used to be popular for headaches. In fact it is a very ineffective drug that causes drug rebound headaches. It is not an appropriate medication to treat your headache. See a neurologist or pain specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can asthma cause tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks at the same time? And what is the connection to food allergy? "chocolate cause headache"
Asthma symptoms: If asthma is not controlled and you continue to have difficulty breathing, it is a yes. Not able to breath well can cause anxiety, heart race or panic attack, and headache. Most of the time asthma is related to environmental allergies in the us. Having one allergic disease give to a risk of getting another one including food allergy. Chocolate, tea, coffee contain caffeine ; can cause headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caffeine overdose. Totally stopped the intake of caffeine but the symptom remain (constant lightheaded). What to do?
Can decaf coffee have enough caffeine in it to trigger palpitations? I've eliminated caffeine to help treat anxiety but really miss the taste/routine
Still having palps?: I don't understand the question. If you're still having palpitations despite switching to decaf coffee, then perhaps there's something more serious causing the palpitations. If switching to decaf has eliminated palpitations, then you have to judge whether the taste of regular coffee warrants the risk of palps returning. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime. It's not easy to answer this Questn in this forum ...Read more
Is it possible for drinking tea, pepsi, sprite and coke a lot when under stress cause joint pain and headaches?
Corn Sugar Pain: Soft drinks (not tea) is comprised of corn surgar (the replaced the natural surgar many years ago). The body does not digest this corn sugar and it can cause a multiple of bodily dysfunctions. I know of a friend that was told he had 3 months to live due to his medical problems. He totally got off of soft drinks and his body regained normal health over months. That was 7 years ago and he lives. ...Read more
Alcohol Poisoning: Alcohol poisoning symptoms include: confusion, stupor, vomiting, seizures, slow breathing (less than eight breaths a minute), irregular breathing (a gap of more than 10 seconds between breaths), blue-tinged skin or pale skin, low body temperature (hypothermia), unconsciousness ("passing out"), and can't be roused. A person who is unconscious or can't be roused is at risk of dying. ...Read more
Can a moderate dose of caffeine (coffee) cause breathing problems by constricting your sinus passages?
Coffee: Coffee is a vasoconstrictor, if anything, it should decrease congestion, which it does not do usually for nasal congestion. My point is, it does not cause nasal congestion. On the other hand, vasomotor rhinitis can occur from hot drinks, and it is related to the temperature of the food/drink. Same wil happen with soup. ...Read more
I'm trying to stop drinking coffee. How long will it take to be "off" of coffee, and free of caffeine withdrawal symptoms?
No: Caffeine helps prevent dementia in the long run, excessive caffeine is not good - if you are vit b6 deficient the caffeine breaksdown in body to homocysteine which increases inflammation, so either you can increase your vit b6 intake or make up for caffeine by drinking 3 times the oz in water. Theophylline in tea is a stimulant people with irregular heartbeat need to watch the amount they drink.. ...Read more
Since stimulants are used to treat adultadhd, and caffeine is a stimulant, can too much ingestion of caffeine cause a negative reaction to the person?
Why would an amount as small as 50mg of caffeine cause me to feel symptoms of a caffeine overdose?
Depends: 50mg of caffeine is a relatively small amount of caffeine. What symptoms are you feeling? If you are naive to caffeine it is possibly you could have symptoms such as increased heart rate and anxiety. Also, if you took a caffeine pill it is possible your body has absorbed this more quickly than usual. ...Read more
It depends: For an normal, healthy adult - esp a male - it's okay to have up to 400mg - but what matters to each individual is unique. How do you feel? Does your doctor advise differently w/ good reasons you can understand? It can be good for the liver except NEVER take Tylenol (acetaminophen) type pain meds around caffiene. Coffee can have mixed EFX on thyrois - so ask your Dr. ...Read more
Lower it: May decrease it lowering absorption and utilization of ca. ...Read more