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Doctor insights on: Caffeine Withdrawal In Children

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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

Caffeine Withdrawal (Definition)

Response to lack of a druch which is a stimulant to ...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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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 (acetaminophen) or aleve may help deal with the headaches. ...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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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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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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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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I was wondering is caffeine withdrawal making me depressed?

I was wondering is caffeine withdrawal making me depressed?

It can: When we become dependent on anything to control our energy or mood, a sudden change can result in anxiety and a sense of loss. Work with a therapist on your self confidence and learning to be dependent on yourself rather than outside substances. ...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

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How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

Depends: If you are a migraine sufferer caffeine is not your friend. And in fact over time, can make your migraine headaches worse. You should strive to decrease or eliminate caffeine from your daily intake as much as possible. Caffeine is a potent vasoconstrictor much like many migraine medications. Wearing off this often causes rebound vasocongestion causing or triggering more migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to make the caffeine withdrawal symptoms easier?

Is there anything I can do to make the caffeine withdrawal symptoms 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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Can you tell me if there are effective methods for dealing with caffeine withdrawal symptoms?

Can you tell me if there are effective methods for dealing with caffeine withdrawal symptoms?

Yes: Use an appropriate taper plan. To reduce withdrawal sxs from caffeine hydrate well with at least 8 – 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Eat healthy but small meals every several hours. Sleep at least 7 to 8 hours per night. Remain physically active. You can use otc pain relievers (that do not contain caffeine) for muscular aches & pain or headaches. ...Read more

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Can caffeine withdrawal symptoms last more then a month? I've been an excessive caffeine drinker for years and more then 5 times a day.

Can caffeine withdrawal symptoms last more then a month? I've been an excessive caffeine drinker for years and more then 5 times a day.

Yes: Caffeine withdrawal can drag on quite a long time. There is a headache that can go on for days (or not happen at all.) the biggest symptom I've seen is fatigue, especially after the kind of doses you've been using. Hang in there. Eventually your sleep pattern and your alertness will normalize and you will be much better off than you were. Your stomach will thank you. ...Read more

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Can caffeine withdrawal cause itching?

Can caffeine withdrawal cause itching?

Unexpected: It may however cause fatigue and headaches if done too rapidly. ...Read more

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Will my derealization go away? I am currently going through caffeine withdrawal.

Will my derealization go away? I am currently going through caffeine withdrawal.

If its due caffeine,: If the caffeine withdrawal is causing it will in a week or so. ...Read more

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How much caffeine daily caffeine does it take to cause a caffeine withdrawal headache when you stop?

Taper caffeine: One way to know that you may have a caffeine withdrawal headache is if you are waking with a headache and when you drink coffee etc, the headache improves. It is less painful to gradually taper your intake of caffeine over a period of weeks to avoid the withdrawal headache. Increase your intake of water as you decrease the intake of caffeine. ...Read more

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My caffeine withdrawal is still going on and been a month. What should I do? I'm suffering psychiatric problems

My caffeine withdrawal is still going on and been a month. What should I do? I'm suffering psychiatric problems

Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal may last several days, but would not generally continue for a full month. I'm noticing you're also taking "herbal supplements" [not specified] and you do state valerian root. I wonder if any of these may be contributing to your symptoms? Please see your family doctor or a psychiatrist about these difficulties, since they sound complex and merit further investigation. Be well. ...Read more

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I have bad anxiety and I don't know why (not anxious about anything in particular). Could it be caffeine withdrawal?

I have bad anxiety and I don't know why (not anxious about anything in particular). Could it be caffeine withdrawal?

May contribute: Caffeine withdrawal very well could be contributing but be aware, if your anxiety is that bad, there is likely something else contributing. ...Read more

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I need to stop drinking coffee. What is caffeine withdrawal going to feel like?

I need to stop drinking coffee. What is caffeine withdrawal going to feel like?

Try tapering?: Caffeine withdrawal symptoms can be significant, usually in the form of headaches, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, etc. Unless there is a medical reason that would cause you to need to stop instantly, it might be more tolerable and give you a better chance of stopping it if you were to taper your consumption by reducing the amount you drink each day until you have none. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Can caffeine withdrawal cause shortness of breath?

Can caffeine withdrawal cause shortness of breath?

Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal can often lead to feelings of sluggishness, headache, aches and pains like the flu, difficulty concentrating, etc. Also it can lead to anxiety, which can cause sensations of being short of breath. Caffeine is legal, but is still a habituating drug -- meaning it does cause a withdrawal syndrome when stopped suddenly. Http://tinyurl. Com/cdeupo. ...Read more

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I attempted to quit my daily routine of drinking coffee. How do I get rid of my headache from caffeine withdrawal?

I attempted to quit my daily routine of drinking coffee. How do I get rid of my headache from caffeine withdrawal?

Slow titration: When quitting any mood altering chemical like caffeine, it is usually best to slowly withdraw, allowing your body to adjust to the lower levels. ...Read more

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What can I do about re-curring caffeine withdrawal headaches from lack of coffee drinking?

Slow withdrawal: Here's my technique: decrease amount of coffee by 1/2 cup a day until you're down to 1 cup a day. Then switch to black tea and have as much as you want. Every time you feel a headache coming on, have a cup. Then decrease black tea gradually to 1 cup a day. Then switch to green tea and repeat the process. When you are down to 1 cup a day, it should be easy to stop. Give yourself 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Are heart palpatations or rapid heart rate symptoms of caffeine withdrawal?

Are heart palpatations or rapid heart rate symptoms of caffeine withdrawal?

Not usually: Caffeine can cause palpitations. Removing caffeine should stop racing hearts. Caffeine withdrawal may give a headache. ...Read more