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Does caffeine affect any blood tests?

Does caffeine affect any blood tests?

Blood sugar: Caffeine intake can affect blood sugar results. It may also affect the level of some drugs related to caffeine. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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How does caffeine affect a heart stress test?

How does caffeine affect a heart stress test?

Caffeine: It can increase your heart rate more than without it and if pharmacological agents are used in the test can interfere with them. ...Read more

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Fast heart rate around 100-110 bpm. Healthy and active, limited caffeine use, normal blood tests, EKG for heart murmur when I was young was normal??

Fast heart rate around 100-110 bpm. Healthy and active, limited caffeine use, normal blood tests, EKG for heart murmur when I was young was normal??

Possibly: Having a slightly high heart rate with no other symptoms could be normal or due to anxiety. Granted you had an EKG when you were younger it might be wise to see your doctor if recheck of that would be indicated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could it make your boobs hurt if you recently stopped drinking caffeine? And u used to drink a ton of it everyday?? Cus I've taken 8 pregnancy test.

Could it make your boobs hurt if you recently stopped drinking caffeine? And u used to drink a ton of it everyday?? Cus I've taken 8 pregnancy test.

Caffeine: caffeine acts like a diuretic and causes increased urination. The tenderness you feel is likely from fluid retention...you should however get examined if the problem continues ...Read more

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Does nescafe or caffeine affect for bieng pregnant, and from how many months should I stop caffeine to don't affect for being pregnant?

Does nescafe or caffeine affect for bieng pregnant, and from how many months should I stop caffeine to don't affect for being pregnant?

Yes: Caffeine can affect pregnancy. It is particularly important in the first trimester, so you should avoid caffeine preferably before you become pregnant, but certainly once you do. Likewise and even more important is to avoid nicotine during this time. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect you skin?

How does caffeine affect you skin?

Causes drying: Because caffeine acts as a diuretic (makes you urinate) it can cause dry skin. Small amounts should not be a problem but large amounts can cause significant drying of the skin. ...Read more

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Anyone know about vivarin (caffeine) use?

Anyone know about vivarin (caffeine) use?

Vivarin (caffeine): Non-prescription stimulant used to provide energy and weight control but with troublesome side -effects upon continued use (heart, blood pressure, mental acuity, etc.). ...Read more

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What are side effects of heavy caffeine use?

What are side effects of heavy caffeine use?

Lack of effect: Eventually u can drink coffee & go to sleep--if u withdraw from caffeine u are tired & get a headache if u stay off of caffeine for a period of time u unplug your receptors and coffee/caffeine will again stimulate u. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect motor coordination?

How does caffeine affect motor coordination?

Depends on amount: Caffeine is a stimulant. Small amounts can improve alertness and motor function. High doses can cause tremors and excessive movements. Different people have different reactions. Usual coffee contains 120mg per cup. A large starbucks can have 320mg. A large cola has 80mg but energy drinks can have 250mg. Be careful how much you are taking. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of caffeine use?

What are the long term effects of caffeine use?

Caffeine: Long term usage could lead to addiction and depence. Hence people could face common withdrawl symptoms like hedache and fatigue. ...Read more

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Could a high tolerance to caffeine affect your concentration?

Could a high tolerance to caffeine affect your concentration?

Probable: Nearly anything taken in excess is not good for our health. However I believe you are asking whether a heavy coffee-drinker may have problem with concentration. I don't believe this has been studied yet but if you are getting too much stimulants, it is not far-fetched to expect some adverse effects on your concentration. ...Read more

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Can high tolerance to caffeine affect your concentration when you study?

Two cups caffeine: Some amount of caffeine has been shown to improve concentration, going beyond two cups and the affect is less consistent. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect medication?

How does caffeine affect medication?

Caffeine: It can increase potency & side-effects of stimulant medications, and lower efficacy of sedating medications. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect everyone the same?

Does caffeine affect everyone the same?

See below: Yes, usually it does. The degree of effect depends on previous use of caffeine, genetics, among other factors. Caffeine is a stimulant and should be avoided prior to bedtime. Please consult your doctor for specific details if you are having symptoms in regards to caffeine consumption. ...Read more

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Explain the problems with caffeine use.?

Caffeine: The problem with caffeine is it is now found and many drinks. It is found in sodas, in energy drinks, in candy bars, in health food stores, in coffee, in teas and herbal supplements, so the real ptroblem is how much caffeine you are consuming because of this you may experience intoxication such as anxiety and witdrawals eg depression. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: caffeine use?

What is the definition or description of: caffeine use?

Caffeine is stimulan: Caffeine is a stimulant.Recently may have adopted extremely high levels of caffeine which may cause heart palpitations, especially with young people who buy it at the gas stations. This may be dangerous. A regular cup of coffee in am is ok, but not 2 or 3 cups. ...Read more

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My wife thinks I should see someone for my caffeine use. Should i?

Depends: Depends on how much caffeine you are using. If you are using up to 4-6 cups a day, that should be ok unless you are having side effects from it. If you are using it because you are excessively sleepy, and especially if you are still sleepy despite the caffeine, you should see a sleep medicine physician for sleepiness. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect an EEG scan?

How does caffeine affect an EEG scan?

Very minimal: Caffeine is a stimulant, and if you are too awake, you may have trouble relaxing, and a desired sleep tracing may be difficult to obtain, BUT otherwise little if any profound effect. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect chronic pain conditions?

Does caffeine affect chronic pain conditions?

It usually helps: In my practice, with my patients, I have found that caffeine usually enhances the effects of other medicines used to treat pain conditions.
I have regularly seen this benefit for tension headaches, migraine headaches, and chronic pain conditions.
While it is certainly possible that heavy consumption of caffeine may lead to rebound pain, occasional use is generally helpful.
The research agrees. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect your digestive health?

How does caffeine affect your digestive health?

Many ways: Caffeine is a diuretic, making you urinate frequently to get rid of the toxin "caffeine" which actually more often leeds to constipation and associate hemorrhoidal problems, rectal itching and bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how caffeine affect the kidneys?

Can you tell me how caffeine affect the kidneys?

Caffeine & Kidneys: Caffeine has a diuretic effect (i.e. it will make you urinate). A moderate intake of caffeine (less than 3-4 cups per day) does not increase the risk of kidney diseases. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect the circulatory system?

How does caffeine affect the circulatory system?

Caffeine circulation: Great discussion at wikipedia. Ever heard of it? Give it a try. The effects are very complex and I have studied them. Cannot give adequate detail in 400 characters. ...Read more

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How can sugar and caffeine affect my unborn child?

How can sugar and caffeine affect my unborn child?

Depends: Sugar intake is rather innocuous & simply a food. Babies system needs it to grow & what you don't consume your body makes & sends to baby. Caffeine is considered a category c med, animal studies showing some problems for fetuses but no long term studies on human subjects to confirm it. Occasional use is likely ok but heavy consumption may be a problem. Newborns have real pbs getting rid of it. ...Read more

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How does ingesting caffeine affect the activity of a pacemaker?

How does ingesting caffeine affect the activity of a pacemaker?

It shouldn't: If the pacer is set properly and one is pacer dependent, the heart rate is set. Different settings may be set up so that if the heart rate increases or decreases the pacer will start up and take over at a predetermined rate. Other symptoms of anxiety or nervousness or cramps may occur. ...Read more

Caffeine Use (Definition)

Caffeine is a stimulant. Recently may have adopted extremely high levels of caffeine which may cause heart palpitations, especially with young people who buy it at the gas stations. This may be dangerous. A regular cup of coffee in am is ok, but not ...Read more