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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
Depends: Depending on the reasons you cut back, yes probably. Congratulations. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Should i drink green tea every day? Since your body gets used to caffeine, thats why i haven't opted for coffee as your body will get used to caffeine
Sure, that is fine.: Go decaf. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect ; lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Not more than 5 cups per day. ...Read more
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
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
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