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Exercise with Caffeine

Caffeine is ergogenic, enhancing physical performance and stamina, by eliminating fatigue. It drives the adrenal glands to produce stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol. The induced adrenaline rush can cause the affected persons to experience muscle tension, rapid heart beat, fast pulse, and quick breathing. Glycogen is the main fuel muscles use for energy production. […]

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Allergic to Caffeine

Allergic reactions to caffeine are very rare. Some believe that the symptoms associated with those who claim to be allergic to caffeine are not really allergic reactions, but are rather a product of caffeine sensitivity. This seems like a logical approach given the way caffeine interacts with the body. Caffeine drives the adrenal glands to […]

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Caffeine Addiction

It is not an uncommon thing to hear – ‘I missed my morning coffee’ or ‘I’m addicted to caffeine’. Caffeine is a major component in coffee and a number of different energy drinks. It is believed that regularly consuming caffeine can result in one becoming addicted to it. Some even say that they cannot make […]

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3 Popular Caffeinated Gum Products

1) Jolt Gum One the most popular caffeinated gums on the market. The makers of Jolt Gum claim that the gum starts to work about 5 minutes into chewing, which makes it about 5x faster than energy drinks or coffee. It’s also quicker than coffee, just 2 pieces of Jolt Gum gives you the energy/alertness […]

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Decaf is NOT Caffeine Free

According to a study conducted by this Journal of Analytical Toxicology report, “the caffeine content of decaffeinated coffee obtained from different establishments was variable ranging from none detected to 13.9 mg per 16-oz serving …the finding that decaffeinated coffee contains caffeine has far-reaching clinical consequences. Clinicians and patients should be aware that decaffeinated coffee frequently […]

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Coffee Enemas?

An enema is the introduction of liquids into the rectum and colon via the anus, mostly done to cleanse the rectum and large intestines. A ‘coffee enema’ is just that just with coffee. This alternative medicine approach has been a blessing for some and a horror story for others. lists 10 reasons why you […]

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