I’m having problems getting to sleep at night. Is dinner coffee keeping me awake.

I'm having problems getting to sleep at night. I'm worried that my dinner coffee may be keeping me awake. How much coffee is too much at night? Caffeine only takes 15 to 20 minutes to get into your blood and the caffeine effect lasts up to 10 hours. If you have problems falling asleep at...

Is caffeine recommended with fast heart rhythm (tachycardia)?

What is the recommended amount of caffeine for a person with a ventricular tachycardia? Caffeine is not recommended for people with a fast heart rhythm (tachycardia) that is focused in the lower heart (ventricles). Caffeine makes your heart beat harder which you don't need. Decaffeinated coffee, decaffeinated tea, and decaffeinated carbonated beverages may still contain 1...

Does caffeinated pop give us hiccups?

Does caffeinated pop give us hiccups? Caffeine would not give you hiccups. The carbonation in the pop (also called soda) you drink may though.

My big problem is cola. I am totally addicted and get headaches when I try to avoid it.

Just did the Healthy Body Calculator®. Didn't tell me anything I didn't already know. My question is I'm overweight, I don't eat too much. I try to buy everything lite. My big problem is cola. I am totally addicted and get headaches when I try to avoid it. I've been told to try diet...

It seems that when I drink coffee I get a headache.

It seems that when I drink coffee I get a headache. I could never understand this. I drink 2 cups per day (caffeinated) regular coffee. The headache starts hours after I drink the coffee or sometimes the next day. I would appreciate any input you would have concerning this problem. It certainly is a...

I’m in a 100-mile bike race and heard that caffeine may help me last longer and go faster.

I am going to be in a 100-mile bike race in July and have heard that some caffeine may help me last longer and go faster. Is that true? If so, how much caffeine should I take? Sports researchers have studied the positive effects of small amounts of caffeine on athletes by reducing fatigue. Caffeine-containing...

I’m worried that I’m drinking too much coffee. How much is too much?

I'm worried that I'm drinking too much coffee. How much is too much? The current recommendations regarding caffeine are less than 15 ounces of coffee or less than 30 ounces of tea per day. In 2002 (latest results available), the average man drank the equivalent of 10 ounces of coffee or 22 ounces of...

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