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Caffeine FAQ

When it comes to caffeine, how much is too much?

A: Up to 400 mg per day is deemed safe for healthy individuals. Women who are pregnant or nursing should limit their intake to 200 mg per day. Caffeine use should be limited by people who have cardiovascular problems.

Consequences of Caffeine Consumption

Caffeine has been shown to increase blood pressure, ocular pressure, and acid reflux.

What role does caffeine play in the brain?

A: As adenosine attaches to A1 receptors in your brain, you get drowsy over time. Caffeine prevents adenosine from binding, making you feel alert and improving your mood.

Is it necessary for me to cycle caffeine?

A: There are benefits to chronic caffeine use as well as benefits to acute caffeine consumption that diminish with tolerance; if you prefer the latter, cycling is required. Cycling is not required if you prefer the former.

Is it true that coffee inhibits creatine absorption?

A: There isn’t much proof that coffee counteracts creatine’s advantages.

 Caution Notice

Caffeine is a stimulant with a systemic vasoconstrictor effect. If you’re not used to drinking caffeine or have high blood pressure, you should proceed with caution.
Caffeine should not be taken as a supplement in those who have heart problems without first seeing their doctor.
Caffeine can also affect the quality of one’s sleep; while you may be able to fall asleep, the sleep will be of poor quality.
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