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I have veneers, they are pretty and now about 8 years old. I can notice it, but it might just be me. How can I keep them from not getting darkened and keep them looking shiny? Are there any home remedies to try. I don't drink coffee or drink cola. But, on

Professional cleanin: Getting your teeth cleaned regularly will remove any stain on them. I hear this all the time from our patients, though, and I think it's that you get used to how bright they are, and don't seem as bright over time. ...Read more

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Does drinking coffee, energy drinks and caffeinated drinks stunt growth or height?

Does drinking coffee, energy drinks and caffeinated drinks stunt growth or height?

Not really: At a listed age of 20 I suspect you have finished your linear growth. Caffeine or energy drinks you may have consumed along the way have less to do with your height than parental height. You are expected to grow to the average of both parents plus 2-3 inches. ...Read more

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Why do I have mucus in stool and constipation when I drink coffee? Stopped drinking coffee for a week and mucus went away?

Why do I have mucus in stool and constipation when I drink coffee? Stopped drinking coffee for a week and mucus went away?

Laxative: Coffee often acts as a laxative but it is unusual to have mucus in the gut from drinking it. However, if avoiding it solves the problem. That is the answer to your question. ...Read more

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How can I avoid drinking coffee and cold-drink?

Free will: One can avoid drinking coffee and cold drinks simply by making a choice to eliminate these practices from our daily routine. ...Read more

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Body always feels restless and hyper for up to 8 hours after drinking espresso coffee. Rarely drink it but feel this way when I do. Normal?

Body always feels restless and hyper for up to 8 hours after drinking espresso coffee. Rarely drink it but feel this way when I do. Normal?

Expresso: https://www.coffeechemistry.com/chemistry/alkaloids/caffeine-content-in-espresso-vs-drip-coffee

The bottom line expresso has 30-50 mg / ml and regular coffee 8-15 mg /ml of caffeine which is why you likely feel restless and hyper. You may be sensitive to caffeine,don't drink expresso Limit caffiene intake f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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What is worse for your health: drinking coffee or energy drinks?

Energy drinks: It takes a lot more coffee to kill you, but unfortunately, there is a small but slowly growing number of deaths occuring from engergy drink ingestion--usually by those who drink several a day. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux. Will I ever be able to drink soda, drink coffee and eat spaghetti sauce again?

I have acid reflux. Will I ever be able to drink soda, drink coffee and eat spaghetti sauce again?

YES!: Once your symptoms are well controlled you can start re-introducing these pleasurable items to your diet. However, you might never be able to consume as much as you used to without recurring symptoms or damage to your esophagus. Moderation is the key especially with sodas since they can not only worsen reflux directly, but also cause weight gain that can indirectly make reflux worse. ...Read more

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Can my friend drink coffee or energy drink when taking clonidine 0.1 mg for withdrawals, he has no energy.?

Can my friend drink coffee or energy drink when taking clonidine 0.1 mg for withdrawals, he has no energy.?

I'd recommend not: When withdrawing from opiates/narcotics, brain&body are more sensitive to certain stimulants, including body's own noradrenaline. Some withdrawal signs/symptoms are from this sensitivity. Therefore, even though clonidine can be sedating, I'd not advise taking caffeine/other stimulants. Clonidine treatment is short-term — if side effects intolerable, would ask prescriber for advice (lower dose?) ...Read more

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21 years old. Had mitral valve repair heart surgery. I love drinking coffee, use to drink more than one cup a day. Can i still have caffeine?

21 years old. Had mitral valve repair heart surgery. I love drinking coffee, use to drink more than one cup a day. Can i still have caffeine?

Yes, but...: Without knowing what kind of surgery it is hard to be completely sure about recommendations, however some caffeine is likely quite safe. In general, it is good to be moderate in using such stimulants as caffeine as they can result in fast heart rates and elevated blood pressure. But as exercise can also raise heart rate, what happens with caffeine should not be a problem. ...Read more

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21 year old had mitral valve repair heart surgery. Love drinking coffee use to drink more than 1 cup a day, can I still drink caffeine after heart sur?

21 year old had mitral valve repair heart surgery. Love drinking coffee use to drink more than 1 cup a day, can I still drink caffeine after heart sur?

Yes...: You likely had mitral valve prolapse at your age. Symptoms can feel like a racing heart or palpitations. Caffiene and other triggers including stress can bring on the symptoms. If your heart is otherwise healthy with a good repair, you should be able to have caffeine in moderation. If you have an irregular heart rhythm like atrial fibrillation, caffeine may increased heart rate response to afib. ...Read more

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I don't feel well when I drink coffee. Like when I drink beer Please advise?

I don't feel well when I drink coffee. Like when I drink beer
Please advise?

Tell us more details: Please tell us what you mean from"Do not feel well"?
Be specific as to the effects of Beer and coffee on your body systems? Is it your stomach that gets upset? Or is it your brain which is disturbed(These are the two common sites/organs, body sites that are affected by these two drinks. But further details will help me to guide you properly. ...Read more

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Can you still drink coffee or any caffeinated drink if u have an uti?

Can you still drink coffee or any caffeinated drink if u have an uti?

UTI and caffeine: Yes, you can drink caffeinated drinks when you have an uti. They do not interfere with any antibiotics you would be taking as a treatment of it. ...Read more

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Does drinking caffeinated drinks or coffee make fibroid tumors grow larger?

Does drinking caffeinated drinks or coffee make fibroid tumors grow larger?

No: There is no convincing evidence that this increases fibroid growth, all the evidence is at opinion and conjecture level only. All the other evidence on caffeine is probably weighted towards a benefit, so if you enjoy it relax and have a java. ...Read more

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My son is 28 years old, and just started drinking iced coffee. Everyone he drinks it, he gets lightheaded. Could caffeine be the cause?

My son is 28 years old, and just started drinking iced coffee.  Everyone he drinks it, he gets lightheaded. Could caffeine be the cause?

Yes: Just stop for a week and see if symptom improves and then add back ice coffee and see if symptom comes back ...Read more

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What could be causing headaches and migraines almost every day? I'm 27 years old and don't smoke, drink alcohol or drink coffee.

What could be causing headaches and migraines almost every day? I'm 27 years old and don't smoke, drink alcohol or drink coffee.

Neurology Evaluation: There are many potential causes for the headache symptoms you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of symptom profile would be a neurologist. ...Read more

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Minor concussion a week ago. Symptoms completely gone after 2 days. When can I go back to exercising, drinking alcohol, and drinking coffee?

Minor concussion a week ago. Symptoms completely gone after 2 days. When can I go back to exercising, drinking alcohol, and drinking coffee?

Do not rush: You may find that exercise brings back symptoms of your concussion. Do not rush trying to get back to full exercise tolerance. Start slowly and build up slowly. You may find that alcohol may be more compromising than it has been in the past. Moderation should be the rule. The same with coffee and other caffeine containing drinks. ...Read more

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I have kidney pain when I drink coffee. I'll stop drinking it but do you think it will give me kidney stones, and is this normal?

I have kidney pain when I drink coffee. I'll stop drinking it but do you think it will give me kidney stones, and is this normal?

Unclear.: "Kidney pain" is rare and usually only accompanies significant illness, like infection or stones. It is not clear that your coffee is causing pain in your kidneys, and coffee is not well related to flank pain in general. Kidney stones have both genetic and dietary predispositions; they are rare in people your age. Please see a doctor to determine the true cause of your flank pain and discuss. ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking coffee bad?

Help please! Is drinking coffee bad?

No. Quite healthy!: Coffee is the most consumed pharmacologically active beverage. Previously considered "unhealthy, " it now has been shown to have many significant health benefits. It decreases risk for stroke, heart attack, diabetes 2, cancer, alzheimer's, and parkinson's disease. Some people will experience jitters and sleeplessness. They should drink less. But up to 5 cups per day-health benefits accummulate! ...Read more

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Is it okay if I drink coffee every day?

Is it okay if I drink coffee every day?

Daily coffee: Should be okay provided you do not have any medical problems that might be exacerbated by caffeine, ie heart palpitations, etc. Check with you doc. ...Read more

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Why do I feel hot after drinking coffee?

Warmth: It heats up the inside of your body just like drinking a cold drink can cool your body ...Read more

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What are the benefits to drinking coffee?

None: Makes money for the people you are buying the coffee from. ...Read more

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Does drinking coffee make you gain weight?

Does drinking coffee make you gain weight?

The fancy ones do.: A regular cup of black coffee only has about ten calories. But you can accumulate several hundred calories in a latte or other fancy coffee drink, with all the heavy cream and whole milk and flavoring syrups. Stick to plain coffee with perhaps 2% milk or some flavored creamer — not a lot, just to taste. ...Read more

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