Excessive caffeine consumption

The coffee It becomes one of the most consumed beverages in the whole world, especially in our country (together with tea). Not in vain, is characterized in fact for being one of the liquids that surround many myths or beliefs certainly wrong.

Just pay special attention to how many myths exist about the alleged relationship between caffeine and addiction. That is, the belief that Caffeine creates addiction, thus becoming a widespread myth.

However, as most of the scientific studies carried out to analyze this alleged relationship have shown, they have only found that the caffeine It does not create addiction. But yes dependence (you can read more about dependence on caffeine).

This happens especially in those people who, for a long period of time, have become accustomed to drinking one or two cups of coffee regularly practically every day.

In any case, that coffee does not create addiction does not mean that a excessive consumption of caffeine do not generate symptom harmful to our body.

Excessive caffeine consumption

Taking into account that the maximum dose that the human body can tolerate caffeine is 500 mg. daily, although it is advisable to always try not to exceed 200 mg, any higher consumption of the first figure is already considered a excessive consumption of caffeine.

This poses a serious risk to health, given that although it is true that the caffeine In general, it is not always tolerated in the same way by many people, excessive consumption causes a series of symptoms or negative effects.

Symptoms of excessive caffeine consumption

  • Stomach problems.
  • Stomach ache.
  • Heartburn.
  • Anxiety and nervousness.
  • Dehydration
  • Confusion and general malaise.
  • It aggravates the symptoms of menstruation.

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