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My heartbeat is so irregular I can't count it! Could this be a symptom of a caffeine overdose?

My heartbeat is so irregular I can't count it! Could this be a symptom of a caffeine overdose?

Atrial fibrillation?: It sounds like you have atrial fibrillation. Without modifying medication, it would usually be in the range of about 170 beats per minute and highly irregular. If you've never had this before, you should go to the ER now to document it and receive initial treatment. ...Read more

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Could the symptoms of caffeine overdose will remain more than 2 month, even if we already stop the intake of caffeine?

Could the symptoms of caffeine overdose will remain more than 2 month, even if we already stop the intake of caffeine?

Caffein: Caffeine half life is about 6 hours. It means that after 5x6= 30 hours it is all out of your system, but you may develop withdrawal symptoms if you are a heavy coffee drinker and you stop drinking caffeine abruptly. ...Read more

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Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Could a numbness in the tip of tongue be caused by caffeine overdose or from anxiety?

Other factors : Caffeine an increase your anxiety and this may be a reason for numbness in the tip of your tongue. So you definitely want to cut down on the coffee and seek help for anxiety. The artificial sweeteners in coffee can also cause numbness. So can vitamin deficiencies, especially b12. Trauma and piercings can also cause this. ...Read more

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Caffeine overdose cause constant lightheaded all times? I drank 3-5 cup greentea/day and now i get lightheaded almost 3 month. How to treat?Anxiety?

Caffeine overdose cause constant lightheaded all times? I drank 3-5 cup greentea/day and now i get lightheaded almost 3 month. How to treat?Anxiety?

Probably not the tea: Three to five cups of green tea contains less caffeine than a single cup of drip coffee. It is unlikely that you are overdosing on caffeine with this much green tea, and it is unlikely that green tea is the cause of your constant lightheadedness. Please tell your primary doctor about these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a caffeine overdose, what to do?

See below: In rare cases of caffeine overdose, we give activated charcoal, gastric lavage or laxative. Mild cases are usually just observed with hydration. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: caffeine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: caffeine overdose?

CNS stimulation: Caffien is an central nervous system(cns) stimulant, any overdose causes confusion, irritability, anger and agitation, palpitations, flushing &delirium. Rarely it can cause mania and seizures. It is a diuretic and in overdose can cause dehydration. It is acidic to stomach hence diarrhea and vomiting is possible. Lethal dose is about 150 to 200 milligram /kg which translates to 100 cups of coffee. ...Read more

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