Are We Drinking Too Much Coffee?

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If you rely on caffeine to wake you up and make can still indulge, you are not alone. Caffeine is used by millions of people every day to keep you awake, reduce fatigue, and improve concentration.

How much caffeines?

400 milligrams (mg) of caffeine if it were safe for healthy adults. That amount is roughly equivalent to four cups of coffee, 10 cans Beverage Carbonation (Coke) or two bottles of energy drinks. Although the use of caffeine may be safe for adults, but it is not recommended for children and adolescents. They should limit themselves to no more than 100 mg of caffeine per day.

Even among adults, the use of caffeine can cause side effects that are not good. And caffeine may not be a wise choice for people who are very sensitive to side effects or are using certain medications. Whether you may need to restrict or even stop your caffeine use? Please observe this explanation;
You drink 4 cups or more per day. Everyday use of heavy drinking caffeine more than 500 to 600 mg per day, can cause side effects such as:

  • Insomnia
  • Nervous
  • Irritable
  • Stomach ache
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Muscle tremors
  • Even a little makes you uneasy

Some people are more sensitive to caffeine than others. If you are susceptible to the effects of caffeine a cup of coffee or tea will lead to undesirable effects, such as anxiety and sleep problems.

The Caffeine Tends

How do you react to caffeine may be determined in part by how much caffeine you are accustomed to drinking. People who do not regularly drink caffeine tends to be more sensitive to the negative effects.

Other factors may include body mass, age, use of medications and medical conditions such as impaired apprehensive. Also base on the research result which showed that males may be more susceptible to the effects of caffeine than women. You do not get enough sleep. Most adults need seven to eight hours of sleep every day. Caffeine can interfere with the sleep needs, consequently you will lose sleep

Medications and Herbal Supplements

Using caffeine to mask sleep deprivation can create undesirable cycle. For example, you can drink caffeinated beverages because you have trouble staying awake during the day. But caffeine makes you hard to fall asleep at night, and shorten the length of time you sleep.

You are taking certain medications or supplements. Certain medications and herbal supplements can react with caffeine.

    Here are some examples:
  • Some type antibiotics. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and Norfloxacin (Noroxin) - types of antibacterial medications - can interfere with the breakdown of caffeine. This can increase the period of caffeine stays in your body and strengthen the unwanted effects.
  • Theophylline (Theo-24, Elixophyllin, etc.) is a drug that opens the bronchial airways by relaxing the surrounding muscles (a bronchodilator). This tends to cause some effects of caffeine. Thus, foods and caffeinated beverages can increase the concentration of Theophylline in your blood. This can cause side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, and palpitations.
  • Echinacea. This herbal supplement, which is sometimes used to prevent colds or other infections, can increase the concentration of caffeine in your blood and may enhance the effects of caffeine is not fun.


Talk with your doctor or pharmacist whether caffeine can affect your medication. They will advise you whether you need to reduce or eliminate caffeine. Limiting your caffeine habit. Whether it's for one of the above reasons, or because you want to save your spending on caffeine drinks. stop consuming caffeine habit can be a challenging thing.

Change Habitual

The decrease drastically consume caffeine can cause symptoms such as headache, fatigue, irritability and nervousness. Fortunately, these symptoms are usually mild and disappear after a few days. To change your caffeine habit gradually, try these tips:

  • Began to notice how much caffeine you get from regular food and drink you consume. Probably more than you think. Read labels carefully.
  • Do it gradually. For example, drink one less soda or drink a small cup of coffee every day. Or avoid drinking caffeinated drinks at night. This will help your body get used to the lower levels of caffeine and reduce potential side effects.
  • Try decaffeinated coffee. Most decaffeinated coffee has the same shape and taste like a caffeinated coffee.
  • Shorten the brewing time or switch to herbal. When making tea, do not be too long brewing. This saves caffeine content. Or choose herbal tea does not have caffeine.

In essence, if caffeine is part of your daily routine, do not worry because so far the most caffeine rarely cause health problems. However, there are conditions where you need to reduce your caffeine intake.

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author avatar viewgreen
30th Nov 2014 (#)

Dear, Mark! I thank you for the moderation and published this page. I also thank you for your advice about. have a nice day. :)

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
30th Nov 2014 (#)

this is most informative...thank you...i go to GlobalCardioCare in Santa Monica to have EECP treatment that pumps blood back into the heart and is great for circulation, veins, heart and arteries...the reason i am telling this is because Sara Soulati wants me to stop drinking coffee because it dehydrates the body and other things...of course i have not...but only two cups daily now...

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author avatar viewgreen
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

You're gadly welcome my friend and I thank you for a great comment about this page. I agree with you for the only two cups daily. :)

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
1st Dec 2014 (#)

Too much of even a good thing is bad! I stick to tea anyway, thanks Viewgreen - siva

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author avatar viewgreen
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

You're right sir, and probably drink tea is more good for health. Thank you for an advice. Have a nice day. cc: ~ Siva!

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author avatar M G Singh
1st Dec 2014 (#)

Nice post , but I love South Indian filter coffee

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author avatar viewgreen
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you sir, I would love to trying it, besides Arabica coffee most drink herein my home country. Have a nice day. cc: Madan G Singh!

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author avatar Ptrikha
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

I drink coffee very rarely, and at some times it can even cause acidity.

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author avatar viewgreen
3rd Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you for a great comment herein my friend Ptrikha! Have a good day.

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author avatar Colekdikit
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

I'm a coffee addicted so I like this information. thanks

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author avatar viewgreen
3rd Dec 2014 (#)

Wow! Thank you for stopping here my friend a coffee lover. lol! :) Keep enjoying your coffee... :)

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author avatar Shamarie
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

I don't drink coffee, but this article is very informative to all coffee drinkers!

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author avatar viewgreen
3rd Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you my friend, I sometimes only to drink it. Have good days. cc: Shamarie!

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author avatar puncakceria
3rd Dec 2014 (#)

Nice post

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author avatar viewgreen
8th Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you my friend.

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author avatar Gclick
6th Dec 2014 (#)

Good post, you share about Insomniac and a caused of insomnia is coffee. Thanks for sharing this dude!

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author avatar viewgreen
8th Dec 2014 (#)

You're cool my friend. Thank you for reading the related of my article. :)

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
6th Dec 2014 (#)

Don't like coffee my friend, this piece is one of a kind filled with lots of interesting facts!

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author avatar viewgreen
8th Dec 2014 (#)

So, Am I but I sometimes only. Thank you for stopping here my friend. Fern!

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author avatar Mutimut
19th Dec 2014 (#)

Informative article, thanks for sharing this my dear!

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author avatar pohtiongho
27th Dec 2014 (#)

Thanks for sharing. A family doctor told me not to have more than three cups of coffee per day.

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author avatar viewgreen
27th Dec 2014 (#)

You are welcome and I also thank you for an experience about your family doctor advice. :)

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