10 Proven Myths and Facts About Caffeine

Caffeine is a drug that helps people to stay awake. It is mostly found in tea and coffee in other words we can say that caffeine, a substance that may boost your mood, metabolism and mental and physical performance. Excess of caffeine is not good for the human body some of their side effects are given below.

Side effects of Caffeine

1. Digestive Issues

Digestive Issues Many people find that a morning cup of coffee helps get their bowels moving.

2. Muscle Breakdown

Muscle Breakdown there is the condition of Rhabdomyolysis in which damaged muscle fibers enter the bloodstream, leading to kidney failure and other problems.

3. Triggers brain chemical 

Addiction suggests that although caffeine triggers certain brain chemicals similar to the way cocaine and amphetamines do, it does not cause classic addiction the way these drugs do.

4. Rapid Heart Rate

It may also lead to altered heartbeat rhythm, called atrial fibrillation, which has been reported in young people who consumed energy drinks containing extremely high doses of caffeine

5. Increases the risk of breast cancer

Tissue cysts in women One study showed that “Women who consumed 31–250 mg of caffeine/day had a 1.5-fold increase in the odds of developing fibrocystic breast disease and women who drank over 500 mg/day had a 2.3-fold increase in the odds of developing cysts.

6. Insomnia

Caffeine in a person’s system at bedtime can mimic the symptoms of insomnia.

7. Caffeine and miscarriage risk

In a recent study, both men and women who consumed at least two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks prior to conception slightly increased the risks of a miscarriage.

8. Caffeine allergies

Some people have over-sensitivity to the caffeine molecule, which causes allergic-like reactions in the body such as hives and pain.

9. Worse menopause symptoms

A recent study published in The Journal of The North American Menopause Society showed that menopausal women who consumed caffeine had a greater degree of vasomotor symptoms.

10. Reduced energy and alertness

Due to excess use of caffeine people found themselves less energetic and low alertness.

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