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Doctor insights on: Drinking Caffeine Cause Prostate Problems

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Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Possibly: Caffeine can be an irritant to both the bladder and the prostate. Fortunately, it does not affect most people. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Caffeine: Drinking excessive amounts of coffee may lead to a miscarriage. Two hundred milligrams of coffee is recommended during pregnancy. Thats about the equivalent of 2 cups of tea or coffee ...Read more

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How to treat anxiety symptoms (tinnitus, constant lightheaded) that caused by to many drinking caffeine? How to check if i'm overdose? Blood test?

Taper off caffeine: There's no blood test (that i'm aware of) for caffeine, and the best thing to do for chronic overdose is to gradually decrease your use over a number of days or weeks. (if you stop all at once, you may get bad headaches or other withdrawal symptoms.) decreasing the caffeine is the only "treatment" that makes sense. If your symptoms persist without caffeine, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some good alternatives to drinking caffeine?

What are some good alternatives to drinking caffeine?

Decaf or no caf: Most decaffeinated beverages have some caffeine. There are non caffeine teas and other drinks such as soda and chocolate can have caffeine or substances that have the same or similar effects. The question might be what is the problem that you are having.?Is it anxiety or panic? If so these symptoms might need to be addressed by a psychological eval in addition to cutting down or out the caffeine. ...Read more

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What're some negative effects of habitually drinking caffeine?

What're some negative effects of habitually drinking caffeine?

Caffeine: Some are anxiety, addiction, increased blood pressure, reduced control of fine motor movements & stimulation of urination (also refer to diagram). ...Read more

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How long can you safely stay awake drinking caffeine continuously?

How long can you safely stay awake drinking caffeine continuously?

Sleep is important: Caffeine becomes less effective the longer you take it. You built up a sleep debt that will overcome the stimulating effect of caffeine. First of all i would not be drinking caffeine continuously as your body needs sleep. Try to get eight hours of sleep a night. Staying up late for one night is not going to hurt too much but your memory and recall will be impaired. A good nights sleep is important. ...Read more

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How many hours before my bedtime, should I stop drinking caffeine ?

How many hours before my bedtime, should I stop drinking caffeine ?

See below: Half life of caffeine is about 5 hours. So avoid caffeine a few hours before bed, at least. Some people who have trouble sleeping, may be affected even after 12 pm. Keep caffeine consumption to a minimum to optimize your sleep quality at night. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Does not drinking caffeine affect my unborn baby? Please, need some answers?

Does not drinking caffeine affect my unborn baby? Please, need some answers?

If anything it helps: your unborn baby for you NOT to expose it to caffeine. While there isn't a lot of information that says caffeine exposure is risky to unborn children, most obstetricians recommend not taking anything in that you don't really need, and nobody really needs caffeine. Modest doses, 1-2 servings per day, are very unlikely to hurt either you or your baby, but higher doses may. Talk to your OB provider. ...Read more

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Do I have to stop drinking caffeine in pregnancy?

Do I have to stop drinking caffeine in pregnancy?

Yes: It is recommended to limit the amount of daily caffeine intake to 200 mg, or, the rough equivalent to a 10 ounce cup of coffee. ...Read more

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Can drinking caffeine make the spleen enlarged?

Can drinking caffeine make the spleen enlarged?

Caffeine/Spleen: Not likely. Explore other possible causes such as blood disease or liver problems. ...Read more

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Why do you get headaches when you stop drinking caffeine?

Why do you get headaches when you stop drinking caffeine?

Withdrawal: This is a withdrawal symptom of caffeine withdrawal. It is related to adenosine and dopamine levels in the brain. ...Read more

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Severe side effects after drinking caffeine and milk. What could be wrong?

Severe side effects after drinking caffeine and milk. What could be wrong?

Huh?: Millions of people mix milk in their coffee everyday, world wide. There's nothing wrong with that. If you're having "severe side effects", you ought to see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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How can I break up drinking caffeine to avoid dependence and becoming addicted it?

How can I break up drinking caffeine to avoid dependence and becoming addicted it?

Caffeine Dependence: I commend you for your desire for avoiding dependence on Caffeine. Do not be VICTIM of strong desire to take Caffeine or Craving. Become Captain over your cravings causing anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, stomach irritation, increased heart rate Limit intake to maximum of 300 mg/day; gradually decrease it; Feel good about your control. Use different Teas Daily exercise, Nature walks, ...Read more

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What changes will occur if I start drinking lots of water and quit drinking caffeine?

What changes will occur if I start drinking lots of water and quit drinking caffeine?

No caffeine: You may have some mild withdrawal headaches far afew days. You may also see a mild diuretic effect from increasing you water intake. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take prescribed Ambien (zolpidem) within a few hours of drinking caffeine?

Is it okay to take prescribed Ambien (zolpidem) within a few hours of drinking caffeine?

Not recommended: as caffeine is a stimulant and Ambien (zolpidem) is a tranquilizer. You are creating a roller coaster effect on your body which is harmful. Rather than using Anbien decrease caffiene intake ( more than 100mg a day causes sleep problems). And try other sleep hygiene techniques rather than using a tranquilizer. ...Read more

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Is there a certain time during the day you should stop drinking caffeine? And is coffee okay to have 2hours before you eat?

Is there a certain time during the day you should stop drinking caffeine? And is coffee okay to have 2hours before you eat?

Stimulant, Diuretic: Caffeine is a xanthene derivative and it acts as a stimulant and diuretic. People vary in their sensitivity to caffeine also the issue of tolerance ( with repeated use) plays a role on how the substance affects you. It may affect the appetite and sleep negatively, so better avoid it in the evening and before meals if you find out it blocks your appetite. ...Read more

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Can drinking caffeine trigger a migraine headache?

Can drinking caffeine trigger a migraine headache?

Possible: Caffeine has been used with tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aspirin to stop headaches and is often of value. But many patients are habituated to daily coffee, and may stop their ingestion on weekends, when headaches occur due to caffeine withdrawal. Do not usually see caffeine provoking a migraine. ...Read more

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What is wrong with drinking caffeine while taking antibiotics?

What is wrong with drinking caffeine while taking antibiotics?

Not much.: Some antibiotics may slow down clearance of caffeine from your body, but that means you drink coffee less often, not give it up completely. ...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