Health side Effects of Caffeine on the Body

If you use coffee (major source of caffeine) as last resort for staying awake and for rebooting your energy and activeness, you are not alone. Majority of people do the same, they drink a cup or two to increase their wakefulness and alertness at work or for studies, coffee is not only drink for this purpose but  there are a lot of people who love coffee and tea and drink several cups a day. There are other sources of caffeine that are part of most of the people’s daily drinking routine as tea, soda, chocolate, energy drinks.

Caffeine is not something really bad, it actually have a number of health benefits but when it is over-dosed or regularly consumed for days it can be harmful for health.


The following are side-effects of caffeine on human body.

It leaves us dehydrated

Our body needs to stay hydrated in order to function properly, but caffeine leaves our body dehydrated that may cause a number of health issues as acne, poor digestive system, insomnia, and other. It becomes difficult for a dehydrated body to absorb nutrients that lead to poor metabolism and digestion system.

More than 4 cups of coffee means EARLY DEATH

A study found that men who drank more than four 8 fl.oz. cup of coffee had a 21% more chances in the all-cause mortality. However, those that reported that they drank excessive amount of caffeine were likewise liable to smoke and have poor health condition. Dr. Nancy Snyderman from NBC said there were a couple of errors with the research, but focuses on that control is still key.

4 time greater risk of heart attack

A study by Dr. Lucio Mos found that adults who were diagnosed to have slight  hypertension had 4 times the danger of showing at least a bit of heart attack on the off chance that they drink caffeine comparable to 4 cup of espresso. More moderate utilization demonstrated 3 times the danger.

 Gout attacks

This study demonstrated that individuals who fling on caffeinated drinks build their danger for a gout attack.

Mineral Absorption

More caffeine consumers may experience issues getting enough minerals in their diet, regardless of the fact that they eat mineral rich food or take supplements. This is because of the way caffeine influences iron ingestion in your stomach and especially your kidneys capacity to hold calcium, zinc, magnesium and other vital minerals.

While these minerals are crucial for wellbeing, from a digestive point of view, any obstruction with magnesium ingestion is especially stressing as it is important to keep up bowel regularity thus a hefty portion of us are as of now deficient in it.

Breast Tissue Cysts

One study demonstrated that “female who consumed 31–250 mg of caffeine per day had a 1.5-time increase in the chances of creating fibrocystic breast disease and females who drank more than 500 mg every day had a 2.3-time increase in the chances of creating cysts.

Caffeine can cause headaches

While periodic amounts of caffeine can assuage headache the excessive consumption of caffeine can bring about headaches and lead to migraines.

Fertility in women

A study from The University of Nevada School of Medicine demonstrated that caffeine can lessen a lady’s odds of getting to be pregnant by around 27%.


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