The Truth About Caffeine

Posted on 1/12/2010 | Comments ()
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Caffeine is considered the most commonly used mind-altering drug in the world. While it can improve concentration and relieves stress, it can have some negative side effects. Get the cold hard facts on caffeine:

  1. Caffeine could make conception more difficult and cause underweight babies
  2. It can aggravate insomnia and cause increased anxiety and panic attacks, frequent urination and jittery hands
  3. For most people, moderate doses of caffeine (200-300mg) are not harmful
  4. No conclusive risk on the effects of blood pressure
  5. In one decaffeinated cup of coffee, there is 20 mg of caffeine
  6. One regular cup of coffee contains 100 mg of caffeine
  7. Two tablets of pain reliever contain as much as 2 cups of coffee