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Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

Is the caffeine found in both tea and coffee bad for you?

No: Caffeine helps prevent dementia in the long run, excessive caffeine is not good - if you are vit b6 deficient the caffeine breaksdown in body to homocysteine which increases inflammation, so either you can increase your vit b6 intake or make up for caffeine by drinking 3 times the oz in water. Theophylline in tea is a stimulant people with irregular heartbeat need to watch the amount they drink.. ...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 never tasted tea/coffee 4 40 years in my life.However IM recently using caffeine products on exercise days 2 exercise LONGER.What lld be ur opinion?

I never tasted tea/coffee 4 40 years in my life.However IM recently using caffeine products on exercise days 2 exercise LONGER.What lld be ur opinion?

Caffeine and Exercis: Let Wise Man within you ask: • Reasons to exercise LONGER-to feel good about your appearance, to impress others, or to compete? • Putting excessive pressure on yourself • Harmful effects of Caffeine products • InsomniaNervousnessRestlessness • Irritability • Stomach upset • Fast heartbeat • Muscle tremors Do: • Breathing Relaxation • Visual Imagery • MeditationYoga • Therapy for Stress ...Read more

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Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Caffeine: Usally coffee contains more caffeine than tea. For best health benefits consider white, red and green tea. Take care. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine make you nauseous? (specifically, more than 1 cup of coffee & tea in a day.)

Can too much caffeine make you nauseous? (specifically, more than 1 cup of coffee & tea in a day.)

Possible: Coffee/tea can cause nausea as a stomach irritant-causing stomach upset. Some people are more sensitive to this effect than others, and food consumption before drinking coffee can have an effect on stomach-related symptoms. Both may contain caffeine that can raise blood pressure ; cause feelings of dizziness, heart palpitations ; stomach irritation. ...Read more

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What other sources of caffeine are there other than black coffee and green tea? Any tastier alternatives?

What other sources of caffeine are there other than black coffee and green tea? Any tastier alternatives?

No quick fix: At age 16 if one needs energy and a way to deal with anxiety, depression and hopelessness, one needs to seek good counsel not caffeine. A physician who will look at life style issues like sleep, exercise, stress management, exposure to passive smoke, and alcohol, and checks for low levels of vitamin d3, iron deficiency, low blood sugar, or low blood pressure may be able to help you. ...Read more

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How much caffeine is there in green tea? How does that compare to coffee?

How much caffeine is there in green tea? How does that compare to coffee?

Usually about 25 mg: The amount of caffeine is green tea varies by brand to brand ; also depends how long you steep it, but averages 20-30 mg/cup (with a rage of 11-48)- see http://www.Caffeineinformer.Com/caffeine-content/green-tea the amount in coffee is even more variable, based on brand, how brewed, how much you drink but is generally in the 100-200 mg range. ...Read more

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What is a good pattern to drink tea or coffee so I don't develop a caffeine dependence?

Just minimize.: Make a conscious decision to have, say, one or two cups a day, and that's it. No more. Not even decaf. You have to control it, and it won't take you over. ...Read more

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Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Coffee, particularly caffeine is one of the culprits that causes constipation. But what about tea then?

Both ways: Caffeine usually stimulates the large bowel. Depending on the individual situation caffeine can actually cause, relieve, worsen or prevent constipation. Most tea also has caffeine.Tea also has theophylline which has a dehydrating effect on stools, resulting in worsening constipation. Good luck. ...Read more