We all have this preconceived notion that only coffee contains caffeine but that is not the case. Beverages like cokes and chocolate products contain caffeine.
A hot cup of coffee with the morning sunshine sounds so tempting and revitalizing.
It has the ability to keep you awake and help burn that midnight oil in time of dire need. Coffee becomes a matter for social gathering. It helps you socialize by letting you bump into one of your colleagues in the office which otherwise wouldn’t have happened.
It is being considered as one of your friends as it has helped you sit up late at night and clear those grueling Math papers. With all the usefulness one can think of we also happen to know that coffee contains caffeine which is not good for your health.
Having coffee can help you remain alert but it is the aftermath you should be worried about the ill effects it has on your health.
It is a stimulus which does wonders to your central nervous system by stressing the hormones in the bloodstream and keeping you alert and awake whenever you have it.
This unnatural way of keeping your body alert takes a toll on your body. The normal way of functioning gets disrupted due to the intake of coffee or any other product which contains a good amount of caffeine.
As caffeine gets into our system it makes us addicted.
After knowing the ill effects of caffeine if you suddenly stop taking coffee, you will face caffeine withdrawal symptoms which can be anything from:
📍lack of appetite
📍lack of concentration
The withdrawal symptoms can be very harmful leading to stomach ulcers as the coffee can be acidic.
This excess acid gets into your blood streams causing loss of calcium in urine.
Caffeine which has been freely used in most of the beverages has led kids get addicted to it. The high content of sugar just makes it very popular among children which are the future generation with excess weight.
It is also the cause of abnormal fast, slow or irregular heartbeats. It is also known for increasing blood pressure which leads to constant stress and hypertension.
There are increasing chances of heart disease; pancreas and bladder cancer which we all know can be very fatal.
The idea to quit caffeine should be very strong and not one to tampered with lightly. As we all know the withdrawal symptoms of caffeine can be very bad.
The detox process however, should be slow and gradual.
Here's some tips to get you started breaking your caffeine addiction:
📍If you happen to drink 6 cups of coffee a day, gradually cut it down.
📍Try to have 2 cups green tea and 4 cups coffee.
📍Avoid other caffeinated products which just makes matters worse.
As you gradually make this shift, you will look up and realize you have gotten rid of the caffeine addiction in your life.
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