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Is Coffee Making Your Anxiety Worse?

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Caffeine worsens your anxiety

Drinks such as coffee, sodas, energy drinks, tea, and chocolate, all contain caffeine.

People who have anxiety disorders and panic disorders are generally more sensitive to the effects of caffeine. The stimulants in caffeine can mimic and heighten symptoms of anxiety when...

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The explanation behind the surge of energy you get from drinking coffee is: caffeine blocks the receptors that are meant to be for adenosine.

Adenosine plays a number of bodily functions, but during our bodies' waking hours it builds up in the receptors which caus...

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Tracking your caffeine intake

According to the FDA, 400 milligrams of coffee is deemed to have any harmful effects on healthy adults. However, those who are pregnant and suffer from anxiety and panic disorders should drink no more than 200 milligrams per day.

If you believe that caffei...

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While coffee is one of life's simple pleasures that most of us are unable to resist, here are ways on how to cut back on caffeine intake:

  1. Drink gradually. Slow down and take your time while drinking coffee. If you start to experience jitters, it's time to stop.
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