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Does caffeine on an empty stomach cause dizziness?

Does caffeine on an empty stomach cause dizziness?

Caffiene: Overdosage of caffeine can cause dizziness. Taking it on an empty stomach can cause a rapid absorption of the caffeine, causing a transient lay high level in your system. This usually doesn't last long, but in the future, have a little food in your stomach. Feel better! ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

Individual sensitivi: The only answer this would be the you have individual sensitivity or susceptibility to this caused by the caffeine. It is well-known that caffeine worsens hand tremors. In addition, it would generally increase reflexes. However, when it comes to chemicals in the brain, no two people are alike. This is also why you would have dizziness when other people don't. ...Read more

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Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Allergy, intolerance, or viral? I get vertigo when I eat nuts, chocolate and caffeine, and basic dizziness from other foods. Started after shingles.

Inner ear issues?: If the nerves related to your inner ear get swollen they could easily result in feelings of vertigo/dizziness. Perhaps the foods are causing the nerves to swell? Post nasal drip and eustachian tube dysfunction might do it. Chinese medicine or cranial osteopathy might help. Diazepam is a western medication that would effectively treat symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please! Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Help please! Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Flu like sxs: 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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Why after a cup of tea I felt cold flu and restless accompany by dizziness. Am I allergy to caffeine or tea leave?

Why after a cup of tea I felt cold flu and restless accompany by dizziness. Am I allergy to caffeine or tea leave?

Perhaps the caffeine: Is causing you anxiety. Some people experience this and it's not a true allergy, but the response of being overstimulated from the Caffeine. Try and cut back or go decaf. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause anexity?

Can caffeine cause anexity?

Hmmm...: What do you mean by anxiety? In my way of thinking, caffeine (espcially in normal amounts) as a drug does not have the pharmacological property of causing ANXIETY. However, EXCESS caffeine usage in an individual can, by a different number of ways (i.e. too much as in Energy drinks, withdrawal as in cutting back or sudden cold turkey) cause jitteriness, nervoussness, shakiness, etc. ...Read more

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What causes an unusual sensitivity to caffeine?

Unanswerable: Please re-ask this question with the words "unusual sensitivity' explained. This is not a medical diagnosis or term or common condition. ...Read more

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WHY and HOW exactly caffeine causes "Sugar Crash"?

WHY and HOW exactly caffeine causes "Sugar Crash"?

All stimulants: Work like adrenaline, and increase the body's metabolic rate, so we burn more fuel to ensure that we can meet the "fight or flight" response. So we burn sugar more rapidly, and the low blood sugar actually further increases adrenaline and related chemicals (like dopamine) leading to a vicious cycle. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause itching?

Can caffeine cause itching?

Yes: I have heard of this happening to others. ...Read more

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Will caffeine cause an anxiety attack?

Caffeine can trigger: A panic attack as can the combination of caffeine and sugar. If you are prone to panic attacks avoid both caffeine and processed sugars. ...Read more

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Can caffeine -coffee cause a headache?

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

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How does caffeine cause withdrawal headaches?

How does caffeine cause withdrawal headaches?

Bloodvessel dilation: Caffeine withdrawal headache is the result of temporarily increased sensitivity to a natural body chemical called Adenosine which dilates blood vessel to cause headache. When caffeine is being consumed, Adenosine receptors are blocked and the body responds by producing more Adenosine receptors. If no caffeine then body has excessive Adenosine on receptors that dilates blood vessel that createspain. ...Read more

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Does caffeine or lunch meats cause misscariage?

Caffeine OK.: Caffeine intake in low to moderate dosing ranges, (one cup of coffee per day) is not known to cause pregnancy loss. Deli meats and lightly processed cheeses can have a bacteria called listeria, which can cause illness in mom and fetal death. ...Read more

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Can caffeine pills cause neurotxicity (neuron death)?

Can caffeine pills cause neurotxicity (neuron death)?

Maybe, if...: ... you're a lab rat being given huge doses. No evidence caffeine is "neurotoxic" in us. "Neurotoxicity" used as you are using it is like saying your car has "engine trouble": It's meaningless without a specific definition. Which nerves? We have a lot of different kinds. Timeline? Permanent or temporary? What is specific pathology? There are all kinds of qualifiers. ...Read more

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Does caffeine remove headache if it is caused by stress?

Does caffeine remove headache if it is caused by stress?

Yes: But if used too often it can cause rebound headaches.Caffeine is also known as an "analgesic adjuvant, " which means that it is an ingredient added to pain relievers to make them work more effectively. Medical research has conclusively demonstrated that caffeine, when combined with Aspirin or acetaminophen, can significantly improve effectiveness in relieving tension-type headache and migraine. This is from the national headache foundation website. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause someone to be reckless?

Can drinking too much caffeine cause someone to be reckless?

No: You can't blame excess caffeine for making you reckless. Too much can make you jittery & nervous and give you heart palpitations and even a splitting headache but it can't make you reckless. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause your body rash rapidly during the hot day?

Can caffeine cause your body rash rapidly during the hot day?

Its a stimulant: You can have an allergy to caffeine which presents with hives or rash after ingesting. My guess is that if you only get a rash on a hot day it is not due to the caffeine. ...Read more

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Does caffeine help us when we have headache or does it cause a headache?

Does caffeine help us when we have headache or does it cause a headache?

Caffein and headache: It can cause it or cure it but the most common problem is that people get headaches as a result of withdrawal from caffeine. So, they drink more of it and that increases their addiction. Moderate caffein consumption is best. Some people can't tolerate much at all. ...Read more

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Can having excessive amounts of caffeine cause you to fail the visual field test,?

Can having excessive amounts of caffeine cause you to fail the visual field test,?

No: Caffeine consumption does not interfere with your visual field data. If, however, you are extremely jittery, you may be more nervous and overly responsive with the hand held clicker which may lead to higher percentage of false positives and fixation losses. The latter decreases the reliability of the visual died results. ...Read more

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If person had prispism once before due to meds, is there a possibility that caffeine can induce it to happen again? Can caffeine cause blood to stay?

If person had prispism once before due to meds, is there a possibility that caffeine can induce it to happen again? Can caffeine cause blood to stay?

No: Actually, caffeine and other stimulants REDUCE blood flow, and actually can be used to treat priapism caused by other drugs. There are reports that the combination of caffeine and alcohol can be associated with priapism, but it is not clear to me that this association is real. ...Read more

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I was told when I was about 17 that I had caffeine deposits in my breasts, what are caffein deposits in the breasts and what causes them? I'm baffled!

I was told when I was about 17 that I had caffeine deposits in my breasts, what are caffein deposits in the breasts and what causes them? I'm baffled!

Non-entity: "Caffeine deposits" is not a medically accepted term. It is not clear what the person using this may have meant. If you have do not have any issues with the breasts, it would be best to disregard this comment from about 30 years ago. ...Read more

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What causes caffeine to take so long to take effect on me?

What causes caffeine to take so long to take effect on me?

Caffeine metabolism: Caffeine is metabolized by a liver enzyme. If you have a particular common gene mutation what is known as a snp (single nucleotide) polymorphism) you may be a rapid metabolizer of caffeine, which means it gets broken down more quickly generally requiring you to have to take in more before feeling any effect. If you were a slow metabolizer you would feel the effect more quickly and stronger. ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause you to be itchy?

Can caffeine cause you to be itchy?

Uncommon: Caffeine being a stimulant could activate itching but would be an uncommon response. However if you demonstrate the effect repeatedly, it must be valid that it affects you in that manner and I suppose you could block the reaction by taking an antihistamine a half hour before drinking a caffeinated beverage. ...Read more

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Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Caffeine: Drinking caffeinated beverages / caffeine pills can cause mild diuresis but caffeine in moderation does not cause dehydration. ...Read more

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Does too much caffeine in the diet daily cause pancreatitis?

Does too much caffeine in the diet daily cause pancreatitis?

Best to avoid: Pancreatitis is an inflammation of a gland near your stomach that produces enzymes. The most common triggers are from stoppage of gallbladder, alcohol intake or medications. Many times we cannot determine the trigger. While I have not seen an initial bout I linked to caffeine, its use may further inflame the pancreas or cause you to loose fluids you need to heal. Would be best to avoid. ...Read more

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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

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When can I feel better if started back drinking fluids with caffeine in it? Cause while I was sick I was drinking sprite for several weeks.

When can I feel better if started back drinking fluids with caffeine in it? Cause while I was sick I was drinking sprite for several weeks.

You should feel: Better as soon as you illness is resolved and you are well hydrated. Best fluid to drink in the abscence of dehydration or electrolty imbalance is water. Small amount of coffee is okay but water should be the main fluid ...Read more

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BP great, LBBB diagnosed, cath was excellent w/slightly elevated EDP, no dyastolic dys. What causes it if all else is perfect? Is caffeine bad for it?

BP great, LBBB diagnosed, cath was excellent w/slightly elevated EDP, no dyastolic dys. What causes it if all else is perfect? Is caffeine bad for it?

LBBB: You appear to have LBBB due to 'we don't know what but your heart is ok anyway '. Caffeine in moderation should be ok. Follow good health practices, diet, exercise don't smoke. A list of possible causes of LBBB won't fit in this space ...Read more

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Does caffeine cause seizures?

Caffeine: Yes in susceptible individuals and high doses. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more