Health Effects of Caffeinated Beverages – ClinicalPosters

There Are Better Ways To Stay Hydrated

Despite what you may see on Coca-Cola or Starbucks commercials, caffeinated beverages are inefficient thirst-quenchers. Your healthcare profes­sional likely advises drinking around 8 cups of water per day. Consuming caffeinated beverages increases your water deficit. Some people suffer from chronic migraines or vertigo. Does caffeine exacerbate or reduce symptoms?

Caffeine is a chemical with many biological reactions. People tend to focus only on the one they favor. For example, you may hear, “I can’t function until I have my morning coffee” or “I need a sports drink so I can focus.” This scientific over­view will help you put caffeine in proper context. Then you can determine whether there is a need to cut back or eliminate it from your diet.

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