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Doctor insights on: Should I Reintroduce Caffeine To Stop Withdrawals

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Do I need to do anything for the caffeine withdrawals if I'm trying to stop drinking soda?

Do I need to do anything for the caffeine withdrawals if I'm trying to stop drinking soda?

Caffeine withdrawl: Being a former caffeine addict myself, I understand the fear. Withdrawl symptoms can range from minor irritability, to severe headaches. While unpleasant, it is not recommended to medicate for caffeine withdrawl. It is usually a very short phenomenon and I have never seen someone need to be hospialized because of it. I would recommend having tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin available. Maybe even sugarfree gum. ...Read more

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How much caffeine daily caffeine does it take to cause a caffeine withdrawal headache when you stop?

How much caffeine daily caffeine does it take to cause a caffeine withdrawal headache when you stop?

Taper caffeine: One way to know that you may have a caffeine withdrawal headache is if you are waking with a headache and when you drink coffee etc, the headache improves. It is less painful to gradually taper your intake of caffeine over a period of weeks to avoid the withdrawal headache. Increase your intake of water as you decrease the intake of caffeine. ...Read more

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I totally stop caffeine and now I get constant tinnitus. Maybe withdrawal effect. What should I do now? Drink that coffe again?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I need to stop drinking coffee. What is caffeine withdrawal going to feel like?

I need to stop drinking coffee. What is caffeine withdrawal going to feel like?

Try tapering?: Caffeine withdrawal symptoms can be significant, usually in the form of headaches, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, etc. Unless there is a medical reason that would cause you to need to stop instantly, it might be more tolerable and give you a better chance of stopping it if you were to taper your consumption by reducing the amount you drink each day until you have none. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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If I stop fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) now (33 weeks) will baby still experience withdrawal symptoms? I have only taken for 2 weeks.

If I stop fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) now (33 weeks) will baby still experience withdrawal symptoms? I have only taken for 2 weeks.

Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): Taking Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) for a short period (two weeks) will not cause addiction or tolerance. Therefore, withdrawal symptoms would not be expected. There are seven weeks remaining in the pregnancy and likewise your baby should not suffer symptoms of withdrawal. ...Read more

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How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal symptoms from caffeine withdrawal may last as long as several weeks, with headaches and irritability. ...Read more

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What are the most effective means of coping with caffeine withdrawals?

What are the most effective means of coping with caffeine withdrawals?

Withdrawal: Trying to go cold turkey from caffeine can cause headaches and a sick feeling. Try reducing the daily intake of caffeine slowly, i.e. Over 1-3 weeks. Over the counter analgesic such as ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve may help deal with the headaches. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to deal with caffeine withdrawals?

Could you tell me what's the best way to deal with caffeine withdrawals?

Use taper plan: To reduce withdrawal sxs from caffeine hydrate well with at least 8 – 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Eat healthy but small meals every several hours. Sleep at least 7 to 8 hours per night. Remain physically active. You can use otc pain relievers (that do not contain caffeine) for muscular aches & pain or headaches. ...Read more

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How long do caffeine withdrawal last?

1 week.: Begins within 12-24 hours after withdrawal peaks at 24-48 hours and may last up to 9 days but typically 1 week. ...Read more

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Please help me with caffeine withdrawal?

Please help me with caffeine withdrawal?

Caffeine withdrawal: Discontinuing caffeine cold turkey may result in headaches and uncomfortable feeling. Try reducing your caffeine intake over 1-2 weeks. This may make discontinuing it easier. ...Read more

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What does help with caffeine withdrawal?

What does help with caffeine withdrawal?

Withdrawal: Trying to go cold turkey from caffeine can cause headaches and a sick feeling. Try reducing the daily intake of caffeine slowly, i.e. Over 1-3 weeks. Over the counter analgesic such as ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve may help deal with the headaches. ...Read more

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How does caffeine cause withdrawal headaches?

How does caffeine cause withdrawal headaches?

Bloodvessel dilation: Caffeine withdrawal headache is the result of temporarily increased sensitivity to a natural body chemical called Adenosine which dilates blood vessel to cause headache. When caffeine is being consumed, Adenosine receptors are blocked and the body responds by producing more Adenosine receptors. If no caffeine then body has excessive Adenosine on receptors that dilates blood vessel that createspain. ...Read more

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What can I do to overcome caffeine withdrawals?

Taper off gradually: Do not stop caffeine cold turkey. Taper off caffeine slowly. Have half regular coffee and half decaf for a few days. The drink 1/4 regular and 3/4 decaf. You could also try green tea which has less caffeine than coffee. ...Read more

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How long do caffeine withdrawals take to get over?

How long do caffeine withdrawals take to get over?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal symptoms from caffeine withdrawal may last as long as several weeks, with headaches and irritability. ...Read more

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I am going through caffeine withdrawal, suggestions?

I am going through caffeine withdrawal, suggestions?

Caffeine taper: I never recommend abrupt cessation of caffeine, because the headaches can be very severe and impair normal function. Cutting back on caffeine gradually, by eliminating one serving a day every 3-4 days, so if you drink 6 cups of coffee (week 1 – 5 cups for 3 days, 4 cups for 4 days, week 2 – 3 cups for 3 days, 2 cups for 4 days) etc. Will taper you off over a couple of weeks, and that is the best way. ...Read more

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For what length of time do caffeine withdrawal spells last?

Sev days to 2 weeks: They normally resolve within two weeks after your last significant caffeine use. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I make caffeine withdrawal easier?

Can you tell me how could I make caffeine withdrawal easier?

Caffeine taper: I never recommend abrupt cessation of caffeine, because the headaches can be very severe and impair normal function. Cutting back on caffeine gradually, by eliminating one serving a day every 3-4 days, so if you drink 6 cups of coffee (week 1 – 5 cups for 3 days, 4 cups for 4 days, week 2 – 3 cups for 3 days, 2 cups for 4 days) etc. Will taper you off over a couple of weeks, and that is the best way. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how bad was your caffeine withdrawal when you stopped it?

Can you guys tell me how bad was your caffeine withdrawal when you stopped it?

Caffeine withdrawal: Caffeine withdrawal sxs can last an up to two weeks & can begin 12 to 36 hours after you stop caffeine use. Symptoms can include nervousness, irritability, low mood, mood swings, feeling tired, headaches, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting & muscular aches & pains. ...Read more

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Why is it that other caffeine products such as pepsi relieve coca cola withdrawal?

Caffeine is caffeine: The caffeine in pepsi is the same caffeine that is found in coke, coffee, or any other product that contains it. Pepsi and coke are very similar in terms of their caffeine content. I hope that answers your question! ...Read more

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I was wondering is caffeine withdrawal making me depressed?

I was wondering is caffeine withdrawal making me depressed?

It can: When we become dependent on anything to control our energy or mood, a sudden change can result in anxiety and a sense of loss. Work with a therapist on your self-confidence and learning to be dependent on yourself rather than outside substances. ...Read more

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Caffeine withdrawal from coffee, how to deal with this?

Caffeine withdrawal from coffee, how to deal with this?

Withdraw the coffee: I recommend that in people who are overusing caffeine, that they subtitute 1/4 of the doses (i. E, if you drink 8 cups a day, lower by 2 cups — substitute with decaf if needed) every 3 or 4 days, until you are down to 1-2 cups in the morning. Withdrawal rarely occurs with that low a dose of caffeine. Alternatively, one could do the same thing with no-doz (caffeine pills)-reducing dose over 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Help please! Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Help please! Is dizziness a withdrawal symptom on caffeine?

Flu like sxs: Caffeine withdrawal sxs can last an up to two weeks & can begin 12 to 36 hours after you stop caffeine use. Symptoms can include nervousness, irritability, low mood, mood swings, feeling tired, headaches, poor concentration, nausea, vomiting & muscular aches & pains. ...Read more

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How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

Depends: If you are a migraine sufferer caffeine is not your friend. And in fact over time, can make your migraine headaches worse. You should strive to decrease or eliminate caffeine from your daily intake as much as possible. Caffeine is a potent vasoconstrictor much like many migraine medications. Wearing off this often causes rebound vasocongestion causing or triggering more migraine headaches. ...Read more