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Why does a jolt of strong coffee make me need to go to the bathroom?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Caffeine

Caffeine is a strong diuretic.
That is, it makes you urinate.

In brief: Caffeine

Caffeine is a strong diuretic.
That is, it makes you urinate.
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