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Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

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

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I never tasted tea/coffee 4 40 years in my life. However IM recently using caffeine products on exercise days 2 exercise LONGER. What lld be ur opinion?

I never tasted tea/coffee 4 40 years in my life. However IM recently using caffeine products on exercise days 2 exercise LONGER. What lld be ur opinion?

Caffeine and Exercis: Let Wise Man within you ask:
• Reasons to exercise LONGER-to feel good about your appearance, to impress others, or to compete?
• Putting excessive pressure on yourself
• Harmful effects of Caffeine products
Insomnia
Nervousness
• Restlessness
• Irritability
• Stomach upset
• Fast heartbeat
• Muscle tremors
Do:
• Breathing Relaxation
• Visual Imagery
• Meditation
Yoga
• Therapy for Stress ...Read more

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Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Caffeine: Usally coffee contains more caffeine than tea. For best health benefits consider white, red and green tea. Take care. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine make you nauseous? (specifically, more than 1 cup of coffee & tea in a day.)

Can too much caffeine make you nauseous? (specifically, more than 1 cup of coffee & tea in a day.)

Possible: Coffee/tea can cause nausea as a stomach irritant-causing stomach upset. Some people are more sensitive to this effect than others, and food consumption before drinking coffee can have an effect on stomach-related symptoms. Both may contain caffeine that can raise blood pressure ; cause feelings of dizziness, heart palpitations ; stomach irritation. ...Read more

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What other sources of caffeine are there other than black coffee and green tea? Any tastier alternatives?

What other sources of caffeine are there other than black coffee and green tea? Any tastier alternatives?

No quick fix: At age 16 if one needs energy and a way to deal with anxiety, depression and hopelessness, one needs to seek good counsel not caffeine. A physician who will look at life style issues like sleep, exercise, stress management, exposure to passive smoke, and alcohol, and checks for low levels of vitamin d3, iron deficiency, low blood sugar, or low blood pressure may be able to help you. ...Read more

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How much caffeine is there in green tea? How does that compare to coffee?

How much caffeine is there in green tea? How does that compare to coffee?

Usually about 25 mg: The amount of caffeine is green tea varies by brand to brand ; also depends how long you steep it, but averages 20-30 mg/cup (with a rage of 11-48)- see http://www. Caffeineinformer. Com/caffeine-content/green-tea
the amount in coffee is even more variable, based on brand, how brewed, how much you drink but is generally in the 100-200 mg range. ...Read more

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What is a good pattern to drink tea or coffee so I don't develop a caffeine dependence?

What is a good pattern to drink tea or coffee so I don't develop a caffeine dependence?

Just minimize.: Make a conscious decision to have, say, one or two cups a day, and that's it. No more. Not even decaf. You have to control it, and it won't take you over. ...Read more

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Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Both ways: Caffeine usually stimulates the large bowel. Depending on the individual situation caffeine can actually cause, relieve, worsen or prevent constipation. Most tea also has caffeine. Tea also has theophylline which has a dehydrating effect on stools, resulting in worsening constipation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a caffeine addict. Usually I drink a cup of coffee at morning and tea at afternoon. But sometimes more than 1 cup of coffee. How bad is this?

Moderate caffeine OK: If you are only drinking one-two cups of coffee in the morning, and a cup or two of tea in the afternoon, you should stop worrying. Recent evidence suggests that moderate coffee intake may actually reduce risk of certain diseases. Only concern re afternoon tea is if you are having trouble sleeping, stop tea after 3 PM or switch to decaffeinated tea (green tea, herbal tea). Enjoy! ...Read more

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Should I drink green tea every day? Since your body gets used to caffeine, that's why I haven't opted for coffee as your body will get used to caffeine

Should I drink green tea every day? Since your body gets used to caffeine, that's why I haven't opted for coffee as your body will get used to caffeine

Sure, that is fine.: Go decaf. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect ; lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Not more than 5 cups per day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can caffeine in coffee act differently in green tea?

Can you tell me how can caffeine in coffee act differently in green tea?

No difference: The chemical known as caffeine has no different properties when it is contained in coffee vs green tea, or any other foods. The different effects on your body may be related more to other chemicals within the foods/drinks themselves. ...Read more

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I am trying to avoid coffee, are there any foods that will give me a caffeine boost? I already drink green tea.

I am trying to avoid coffee, are there any foods that will give me a caffeine boost? I already drink green tea.

There are few: Non cola sodas like mountain dew and barqs root beer 23 milligrams per 12 oz
chocolates, dark bar has 31mgm
coffee flavour ice cream
morning spark instant oatmeal
perky jerky. ...Read more

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Is organic hot green tea a good substitute for coffee in the morning? Too much caffeine gives me anxiety. How much caffeine does cup of green tea have

Green tea is: A good substitute for coffee. It has some caffeine but not as much as coffee. If you can get loose tea leaves you can brew them in a Mr. Coffee or use a strainer. White tea is even more potent. Peace and good health. Tea contains theanine which helps us to be alert w/out being "wired." ...Read more

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Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

Complex question.: The answer depends on your health, what you mean by "bad", & how much caffeine you drink. In general, coffee & tea have less caffeine than soda, which has less than energy drinks. Coffee & tea can also be decaffeinated. Too much caffeine can cause abnormal heart rhythms & thereby put you @ risk for stroke. Moderation is key. Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns or TTYD (talk to your doctor) ...Read more

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I've been instructed to skip caffeine (coffee) due to acid reflux. Is it the acidity or actually the caffeine? Could black tea be a substitute?

I've been instructed to skip caffeine (coffee) due to acid reflux. Is it the acidity or actually the caffeine? Could black tea be a substitute?

DGL is used to: Help with acid reflux and is safe. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. Acid is the issue. Please do what your doc says but tea may be a good substitute. ...Read more

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Why does caffeine slow down my heart rate? If I drink coffee, tea or anything with caffeine my heart slows alot. What would cause this?

Why does caffeine slow down my heart rate? If I drink coffee, tea or anything with caffeine my heart slows alot. What would cause this?

Atypical reaction: Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, of course it speeds up the heart a little bit. If the change was under 10 beats per minute it is just coincedence.
Assuming the heart rate really did decrease there are still several possibilities. One is there is a reflex slowing of the heart if the blood rpessure increases. Or stimulation of the gut (vaso vagal reaction) or relaxed w. drink ...Read more

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I tend to drink coffee and green tea a lot, yesterday I had bad pains in my left arm and wondered if the caffeine can do that. Do I need to cut back?

I tend to drink coffee and green tea a lot, yesterday I had bad pains in my left arm and wondered if the caffeine can do that. Do I need to cut back?

Careful w Caffeine: Hi PearlL
Could caffeinated coffee and tea cause pain in your left arm?
Probably not. More likely musculoskelal in origin.
However they are mildly stimulating and might increase heartrate and palpitations. If for some reason you have Angina or heart ischemia you might get referred arm pain. Need to be careful to exclude heart problems before saying for sure.
Dr Lori Lange- Pennsylvania ...Read more

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Hi, I'm looking for a non-carbonated cold drink which contains caffeine to replace my diet coke habit, and get me through. I do not like Tea or Coffee?

Hi, I'm looking for a non-carbonated cold drink which contains caffeine to replace my diet coke habit, and get me through. I do not like Tea or Coffee?

Caffeine: There are many many "energy" drinks that are not coffee or tea or soda based --- got to be very careful: One to try which is reputable: V8 Fusion Energy Drink; a second one: VItamin Water Energy Drink. Shots and highly concentrated caffeine drinks can be "hazardous" ...Read more

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Can caffeine decrease effectiveness of clonazepam, risperidone or lovaza? It seems as though after a few cups of coffee or tea my symptoms get worse.

Can caffeine decrease effectiveness of clonazepam, risperidone or lovaza? It seems as though after a few cups of coffee or tea my symptoms get worse.

Do cut caffeine: Also, anxiety symptoms can be much more effectively treated by cognitive behavioral therapy than by using Clonazepam (which can be over-sedating and addictive). Be worth meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist with experience in this form of specialist therapy. ...Read more

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I have Gerd and I'm trying to find something other than 1% milk, tea, coffee, and water to drink. It can't have caffeine, carbonation, or citric acid?

I have Gerd and I'm trying to find something other than 1% milk, tea, coffee, and water to drink. It can't have caffeine, carbonation, or citric acid?

DGL is used to: Help with acid reflux and is safe. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. You can drink a VARIETY of teas. There are many tasty Chinese teas that are loose and inexpensive. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How many cups of green tea = 1 cup of black coffee in terms of caffiene? And are all green teas equal in terms of caffiene content?

How many cups of green tea = 1 cup of black coffee in terms of caffiene? And are all green teas equal in terms of caffiene content?

All different: Some forms of green tea may actually have more caffeine than black coffee. There are hundreds of varieties, so check the caffeine content of your green tea. ...Read more

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After quadruple CABG surgery, can the patient have caffeine (coffee or tea) once they are home from the hospital? Thank you.

After quadruple CABG surgery, can the patient have caffeine (coffee or tea) once they are home from the hospital? Thank you.

Decaf is better: It's better to limit caffeine intake by drinking decaf. Caffeine may increase heart rate and trigger arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Is coffee contain caffeine bad for Heath?

Not in moderation: One to two cups of coffee in the morning is not bad for you. It may even have some health benefits because it has antioxidants in it. Excessive coffee consumption can increase your blood pressure, make you anxious and interfere with sleep. ...Read more

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Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Zesta Green Teas: In trying to review zesta pure green tea ; zesta blended green teas - there were no notations that the products were decaffeinated. Normally it will be noted if the product has been decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Can caffeine -coffee cause a headache?

No: Caffeine does not directly cause headache, too much of the substance can trigger “caffeine rebound.” A caffeine rebound headache occurs from withdrawal of caffeine after a sufferer continually consumes too much of the substance. ...Read more