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Caffeine Comparison Coffee And Tea
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
Depends: Depending on the reasons you cut back, yes probably. Congratulations. ...Read more
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
• Stomach upset
• Fast heartbeat
• Muscle tremors
• Breathing Relaxation
• Visual Imagery
• Therapy for Stress ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Why should one avoid caffeine of tea/coffee even if one takes it 3-4 times a week moderately, is not habitual to it and it doesn't cause any symptoms?
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
I am trying to avoid coffee, are there any foods that will give me a caffeine boost? I already drink green tea.
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
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
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?
Have lrp, taking Prilosec qd, can't drink decaf tea or coffee. Why? Thought it was caffeine that made acid worse.
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?
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
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:
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
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?
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.
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
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?
After quadruple CABG surgery, can the patient have caffeine (coffee or tea) once they are home from the hospital? Thank you.
When taking ibuprofen with caffeine (coffee, tea, cola), should it be with the medication or should caffeine consumption be before/after taking the med?
Doesn't matter: It doesn't matter as far as order, but I would definitely recommend taking it with food. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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