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Can decaf coffee have enough caffeine in it to trigger palpitations? I've eliminated caffeine to help treat anxiety but really miss the taste/routine
Still having palps?: I don't understand the question. If you're still having palpitations despite switching to decaf coffee, then perhaps there's something more serious causing the palpitations. If switching to decaf has eliminated palpitations, then you have to judge whether the taste of regular coffee warrants the risk of palps returning. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime. It's not easy to answer this Questn in this forum ...Read more
Shouldn't be any: Problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it ok to drink decaf coffee with Barrets esophagus? I know I shouldn't drink caffeine. But I think there is still a small amount in decaf?
No harm: If you can tolerate coffee, it is okay. Do not drink it too hot. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Yes even: Decaffeinated coffee can have side effects. But were there particular side effects you were concerned about? ...Read more
I ordered decaffeinated coffee, but later found out it was regular. Is there something I can do to offset the caffeinated affects?
Distinctly rare: Caffeine allergy is distinctly unusual. There have only been case reports and it is not entirely clear that these were true ige mediated reactions. There is some guidance in literature on how to test for suspected caffeine allergy. ...Read more
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
Many!: Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system. It can raise blood pressure. The known side effects include irritability, nervousness and anxiety, digestive problems, an increase in heart rate and breathing, chest pain, dizziness, headache, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and fatigue. Some people some people just get the jitters. Excess consumption is sometimes associated with depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many hours does the caffeine in coffee last for before the level is not enough to be a stimulant?
3 hrs?: 3 hrs maybe..Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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