Coffee works for women as a defense against depression, say scientists

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The study, whose results were published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, followed more than 50,000 U.S. nurses. During the ten-year period between 1996 and 2006 scientists watched their health status questionnaires and let them record the consumption of coffee.

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The study, whose results were published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, followed more than 50,000 U.S. nurses. During the ten-year period between 1996 and 2006 scientists watched their health status questionnaires and let them record the consumption of coffee.

The women in the study, depression occurred in about 2600, most of them drink coffee, or only minimally.

Translated into statistics, the researchers found that compared with women who drank one cup or less of coffee per week, were those who drank two or three cups per day 15 percent lower risk of depression. And for those who drank four or more cups of coffee a day reduced the risk by 20 percent.
Positives versus the negatives

But the study also found the reverse page. Regular konzumentky coffee had a higher tendency to smoke and drink alcohol and were less willing to engage in religious, voluntary or community groups. They also tend to be overweight, high blood pressure or diabetes.

Yet scientists say their finding adds weight to previous studies that have determined that such lower number of suicides among coffee drinkers. The reason they say is caffeine, which is known to cause feelings of satisfaction and provide energy.

Causal relationship but can also be reversed, according to experts, people with bad mood, and susceptibility to depression, which entails sleep disorders, better not drink coffee because caffeine is a stimulant quenching sleep. Too much caffeine can increase anxiety.

The recommended dose of caffeine, which one should consume, it is not fixed, but is not recommended for pregnant women exceed 200 milligrams per day. An average cup of instant coffee contains about 100 mg of caffeine, a cup of drip coffee, 140 mg, 75 mg a cup of tea, Coca-Cola 40 mg and pades√°tigramov√° table milk chocolate contains about 25 mg of caffeine.

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