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How do time release caffeine supplements and coffee work, and is the technology bad for you?

How do time release caffeine supplements and coffee work, and is the technology bad for you?

A stimulant: Caffeine works as a stimulant which increases alertness. It can interfere with rest and sleep if taken too much or too often. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Endorphins (Definition)

Endorphins are endogenous opioid peptides that function as neurotransmitters. They are produced by the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus in vertebrates during ...Read more


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Hello, does caffeine consumption affect the amount of growth hormone released by the pituitary gland?

Hello, does caffeine consumption affect the amount of growth hormone released by the pituitary gland?

Not known yet: Haven't seen any good research studies on what happens to the pituitary gland (deep inside the brain) after taking caffeine. There are some ideas about it on the web, but those ideas may not be from truly reliable scientific studies. ...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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Can you overdose on caffeine?

Can you overdose on caffeine?

Yes: The symptoms are similar to overdose on other stimulants. ...Read more

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What if the baby eat caffeine?

What if the baby eat caffeine?

Can be toxic: Caffeine can be toxic in large amounts even in adults and can be toxic in babies even in small amounts. It cause rapid heart rate, irregular heart beat, anxiety, crying, aggression and significant sleep issues which may persist for few days. Rarely it can cause kidney issues as it can act like a diuretic. ...Read more

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What is plasma peak of caffeine?

What is plasma peak of caffeine?

Time to peak: That is the time it takes from ingestion to when the peak concentration is reached in the plasma. ...Read more

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Does the linden flower has caffeine?

Does the linden flower has caffeine?

Read the label: You would need to read the label of the tea to know -- I'm guessing you're wanting to drink linden flower tea? The leaves may contain caffeine, but the flower tea does not appear to. In fact linden flower tea has been used as a calming (not activating) tea, and antispasmodic. http://tinyurl. Com/mlgaccf. ...Read more

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Are add and caffeine issues related?

Are add and caffeine issues related?

Quite often, yes.: Many patients w/ adhd find caffeine helpful for symptoms, so they often get addicted. Caffeine can have a lot of undesirable side effects as well (like anxiety, irritability, insomnia and addiction). Caffeine may also increase possible side effects of adhd stimulants. It's often helpful to taper off the caffeine when starting treatment for adhd. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on caffeine?

Is it possible to overdose on caffeine?

Yes: Jittery, palpitations, diarrhea
and of course u won't sleep well! ...Read more

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What amount of caffeine is really safe?

What amount of caffeine is really safe?

Can't say: It varies by the person. 1-2 cups of coffee a day is not always a good rule of thumb either. A S----s coffee can contain up to 500mg of caffeine. 2 of those is way beyond what is generally recommended. So listen to your body and your responses to caffeine for the best practice. ...Read more

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Will too much caffeine make you shorter?

Will too much caffeine make you shorter?

No: It will neither shorten you from your current height, nor will it inhibit any growth someone might have in store. A lot of nonesense has been written about caffeine and mostly it is benign with a moderately strong effect on keeping you awake. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I am overdosing on caffeine?

Follow instructions: If you follow the instruction on the package, you are unlikely to take a dose sufficient to cause any significant problem. There is no good way to tell if you are taking too much by your symptoms since by that time you are likely to have already taken too much. ...Read more

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I want to know about the risks of using caffeine?

I want to know about the risks of using caffeine?

Stimulant: Caffeine can be safe in normal dosages if you are healthy. Remember, caffeine is a stimulant and side effects can occur. Caffeine can react with medications you are take. Most common side effects include insomnia, nervousness, restlessness and anxiety. Other side effects can include stomach irritation, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate and increased blood pressure, and there are more. ...Read more

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What happens to you when you withdraw from caffeine?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal from caffeine can cause headaches and a feeling of being tired. The withdrawal syndrome can last a week or two. ...Read more

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What to do if my caffeine tolerance is impossibly high?

What to do if my caffeine tolerance is impossibly high?

Caffeine: Caffeine has a tolerance and withdrawal cycle. If your tolerance is high, you may be especially vulnerable to its effects and needing more of the substance for the desired effect. I would talk to your doctor about a plan to reduce, then eliminate caffeine from your diet. This will reset any tolerances (eventually) and perhaps help you live without or use more safely. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does caffeine make me feel euphoric?

Caffeine: Is a central nervous system stimulant. However if you continue to have elevated mood as well as increased energy level after med has worn off that can signify a mood disorder and should be checked out. ...Read more

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Does decaf have zero caffeine?

Does decaf have zero caffeine?

Probably not: DeCaf is processed with organic chemicals that remove the caffeine. It is highly effective but not perfect and there will probably be an insignificant amount of residual caffeine left. The effect of that on you should be undetectable. ...Read more

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Is caffeine bad for headaches?

Caffeine: Is the main ingredient in many headache remedies. That is because it works for migraine in particular. The problem arises when one becomes dependant on caffeine (and experiences caffeine withdrawal headaches). Another consideration is that caffeine is a fairly powerful antidepressant. (so people can get hooked by two different mechanisms) ...Read more

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Does decaf also have caffeine?

Does decaf also have caffeine?

Yes, just less.: Decaf has less caffeine than regular coffee. There are other sources of caffeine you might be aware of, like Mountain Dew, colas, and black tea. ...Read more

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Is it possible to inject caffeine?

Yes, it is possible.: Any liquid substance could be injected; but some substance are detrimental and some are lethal. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine kill someone?

Can too much caffeine kill someone?

Possible: If you have a medical issue like heart condition for example. ...Read more

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Why is caffeine bad for the elderly?

Why is caffeine bad for the elderly?

Incr HR & diuresis: Caffeine isn't necessarily bad for all elderly although it may increase heart rate and act as a diuretic, both of which may not be ideal in any given individual. ...Read more