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Could drinking cup of coffee revs metabolism?

Could drinking cup of coffee revs metabolism?

Yes: The caffiene contained in coffee is a natural stimulant, which can temporarily boost metabolism, spike energy levels, and heighten mood and alertness. Cheers! ...Read more

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My throat feels like it's blocked a lot and I have to clear it. I take psychotropic meds and drink a cup coffee a day+green tea extract+alot of water.?

My throat feels like it's blocked a lot and I have to clear it. I take psychotropic meds and drink a cup coffee a day+green tea extract+alot of water.?

Meds?: Have your primary doctor or pharmacist check the medication combinations you are taking to make sure they are not increasing side effects like dry mouth. A thorough physical examination is not a bad idea either. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I want to lose about 5-8 pounds, should I not drink a cup of coffee with my breakfast every morning?

What do you suggest if I want to lose about 5-8 pounds, should I not drink a cup of coffee with my breakfast every morning?

Decreasing caffeine: ; sugar/cream that is added to coffee can be a start. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more

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When I'm smoking and drink one cup of coffee I always sweat a lot.. Why?

When I'm smoking and drink one cup of coffee I always sweat a lot.. Why?

Sweating is: Regulated by the 'sympathethic' part of the autonomic nervous system. It allows your body to adapt to heat. It also fires when one is anxious (measured in the 'lie detector test'), or in 'fight or flight' situations of any kind. I am sweating a little for you because I am anxious that you smoke, and that can kill you. Sweating means very little. ...Read more

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If coffee is the cause of my canker soar. Than how long after I drink a cup of coffee should I see one appear?

If coffee is the cause of my canker soar. Than how long after I drink a cup of coffee should I see one appear?

Coffee is probably: Not cause of your oral lesions. More likely it is caused by herpes virus. If it persists, show it to your doctor, so he can make accurate diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

Normal: I don't quite understand the question.
You should only be checking your blood sugar regularly if you have diabetes. In that event I would strongly advise you not to put sugar in your coffee.
If you don't have diabetes there is no need to be concerned about sugar in your coffee but not too much or too often. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink one cup of coffee a day while trying to conceive?

Is it ok to drink one cup of coffee a day while trying to conceive?

For sure, yes: No study ever suggested a problem with limited caffeine use - tea, coffee, coke, etc.... - while trying to get pregnant. Do try to limit to one per day and you should be fine in that department. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like coffee after drinking 1 cup of coffee?

Why does my urine smell like coffee after drinking 1 cup of coffee?

Caffeine: Caffeine is excreted in the urine unchanged chemically. If you can smell the caffeine after only one cup, it might also suggest you are not well hydrated, hence your urine is more concentrated then is optimal. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take the prescribed version of Prilosec and drink two cups of coffee with milk daily?

Is it okay to take the prescribed version of Prilosec and drink two cups of coffee with milk daily?

No interaction: Although the coffee shouldn't interact with this medication, the caffeine in it may flare up acid reflux. See how you feel after your coffee! ...Read more

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I am a caffeine addict. Usually I drink a cup of coffee at morning and tea at afternoon. But sometimes more than 1 cup of coffee. How bad is this?

I am a caffeine addict. Usually I drink a cup of coffee at morning and tea at afternoon. But sometimes more than 1 cup of coffee. How bad is this?

Moderate caffeine OK: If you are only drinking one-two cups of coffee in the morning, and a cup or two of tea in the afternoon, you should stop worrying. Recent evidence suggests that moderate coffee intake may actually reduce risk of certain diseases. Only concern re afternoon tea is if you are having trouble sleeping, stop tea after 3 PM or switch to decaffeinated tea (green tea, herbal tea). Enjoy! ...Read more

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I take thyroid pills throughout the day. I drink two cups of coffee with milk. How long should I wait before taking my next dose?

I take thyroid pills throughout the day. I drink two cups of coffee with milk. How long should I wait before taking my next dose?

What kind?: How many are you taking, and what kind? What are you taking them for. Ask again and explain. But you know, really! Take them as they are prescribed on the bottle! To do anything else is foolish and can hurt you. How were you told to take them.? ...Read more

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If I have just a few hours to sleep, would it be good to drink a cup of coffee, fall asleep before the caffeine takes effect, & be energized on wakeup?

If I have just a few hours to sleep, would it be good to drink a cup of coffee, fall asleep before the caffeine takes effect, & be energized on wakeup?

Caffeine: Caffeine effect from coffee is fairly quick. You likely will not sleep well and will arouse periodically. You likely will not awaken refreshed and energetic. ...Read more

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Why does drinking a cup of coffee make my stomach feel irritated?

Why does drinking a cup of coffee make my stomach feel irritated?

Not uncommon.: Many people feel irritation in their stomach after drinking coffee. Part of it is that caffeine can increase the amount of acid reflux. Many people have trouble even with decaf coffee though. The reason for that is not so clear. If you notice that coffee gives you troubles, you should stop drinking it. Consider trying to some antacids, such as Tums (calcium carbonate). Good luck. ...Read more

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When taking Fluoexitine for depression/ anxiety, is it okay to drink one cup of coffee a day?

When taking Fluoexitine for depression/ anxiety, is it okay to drink one cup of coffee a day?

Yes caffeine has: Little effect on your depression anxiety problem, though a lot of it can trigger some shakes since it is a mild stimulant. Though I would make sure to keep taking your Fluoxetine regularly without stop. Most of the time Fluoxetine takes at least 4-6 weeks to have a veritable effect. ...Read more

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Can I drink a cup of coffee and one cup of tea a day during breastfeeding? My son is 6m old!?

Can I drink a cup of coffee and one cup of tea a day during breastfeeding? My son is 6m old!?

Likely OK: Newborns can have some trouble metabolizing caffeine but at 6m the exposure proposed is considered relatively safe during breast feeding. There is evidence that chronic caffeine use can lower the iron content of breast milk but in low to moderate amounts tis is less a issue. Rarely irritability & insomnia can arise in sensitive infants. ...Read more

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Does coffee harm my appendix? Can I get appendicitis because I drink three cup of coffee everyday? Thank you, doc

Does coffee harm my appendix? Can I get appendicitis because I drink three cup of coffee everyday? Thank you, doc

Very unlikely.: Coffee and caffeine that is in most coffee is unlikely to cause any appendix problems. It can cause other stomach and cardiac problems but not this. Enjoy another cup on me. ...Read more

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I often drink a cup of coffee in the morning and a beer at night. Is it healthy for to "push" and "pull" the heart like this?

I often drink a cup of coffee in the morning and a beer at night. Is it healthy for to "push" and "pull" the heart like this?

No problem here!: You are not really taxing you heart with this regimen. Coffee actually is not detrimental to the heart, although some people get palpitations from it, and a beer may actually be beneficial from a vascular standpoint (though not a six pack1). ...Read more

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No allergies. Can drink two cups of coffee with milk cause itching and prickliness? Never had the problem before and I have drank coffee for years.

No allergies. Can drink two cups of coffee with milk cause itching and prickliness? Never had the problem before and I have drank coffee for years.

Consult doctor: Itching and prickliness after drinking coffee may be a coincidence that you are having allergy for something else and not because of coffee. One can have allergy to any thing even for things you were not allergic earlier. Watch your symptoms if persisting or more then talk to your doctor ...Read more

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Is drinking 2 cups of coffee making my heart flutter? I've been drinking it for years with no problem. It flutters ALL day now not just right after

Is drinking 2 cups of coffee making my heart flutter? I've been drinking it for years with no problem. It flutters ALL day now not just right after

Maybe: It sounds like you're having palpitations. That could mean you have an abnormal heart rhythm. You should see your doctor to have an EKG done. 2 cups of regular coffee wouldn't be expected to increase palpitations if that's your normal amount. Avoid other stimulants (energy drinks, nasal decongestants, drugs of abuse). ...Read more

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I have spasm on my right eyelid for a week although I had full rest with 7hour for a day. Anyway I drink 2 cups of coffee everyday. Does this causes?

I have spasm on my right eyelid for a week although I had full rest with 7hour for a day. Anyway I drink 2 cups of coffee everyday. Does this causes?

Tricky Tick: "Ticks" come and go (I refer here to the nervous kind, not the biting kind), usually due to stress and yes, coffee can make them worse. Sometimes they last for weeks, often with no discernible cause, then go away to haunt someone else. If your tick ("spasm")lasts so long it's uncomfortable or unsightly then see a doctor. There are a few ways to deal with them once anything serious (rare) is ruled-out. ...Read more

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Is it okay that I brush my teeth before drinking a cup of coffee or after?

Is it okay that I brush my teeth before drinking a cup of coffee or after?

Better after: It's better that you brush and floss your teeth after eating, as well as drinking beverages that either contain sugar or acids or may stain your teeth such as coffee and tea. ...Read more

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Does drinking a cup of coffee a day make your teeth yellow? How much is too much?

Does drinking a cup of coffee a day make your teeth yellow? How much is too much?

Yes: Coffee/tea/red wines/tomato based sauces/berries...Foods with deep color/juice. Enamel starts out thick and can wear with age. You can still enjoy your favorite foods and drinks, just take a break after you've finished and either brush or rinse your mouth out...This will help to keep stains at bay. Chewing gum (sugar free/doesn't stick to dental work) will stimulate saliva flow-natural cleanser. ...Read more

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I drink a cup of coffee in the morning. Should I drink after I brush my teeth or before?

I drink a cup of coffee in the morning. Should I drink after I brush my teeth or before?

Before: Coffee can stain teeth. Btrushing after can help, bjut doing that is usujally inconvenient.
So, jjust rinse with plain water. ...Read more

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