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If my goal is to lose weight to increase energy, should I quit drink 4 to 5 cups of coffee a day?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Too much caffeine can be bad for you.
It can cause rebound fatigue or rebound headaches, increased pulse and dehydration. Replace those cups of coffee with water.

In brief: Yes

Too much caffeine can be bad for you.
It can cause rebound fatigue or rebound headaches, increased pulse and dehydration. Replace those cups of coffee with water.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Drink water or decaf

Caffeine is a mildly addictive stimulant.
Drinking several cups of coffee a day is probably safe, unless a person gets head aches, stomach aches, jitteriness, palpitations, sleep problems, etc... Decaf coffee is safer, with few or none of the undesirable effects seen with caffeine. One should be sure he is not adding too much sugar or fat to his coffee drinks, as that would be quite unhealthy.

In brief: Drink water or decaf

Caffeine is a mildly addictive stimulant.
Drinking several cups of coffee a day is probably safe, unless a person gets head aches, stomach aches, jitteriness, palpitations, sleep problems, etc... Decaf coffee is safer, with few or none of the undesirable effects seen with caffeine. One should be sure he is not adding too much sugar or fat to his coffee drinks, as that would be quite unhealthy.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Margaret Troxell
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes affect your adrenals especially medulla of the adrenals.

In brief: Yes

Yes affect your adrenals especially medulla of the adrenals.
Dr. Margaret Troxell
Dr. Margaret Troxell
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