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Exactly How Much Is Too Much For A Coffee?

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The darker side of coffee addiction

Too much of everything causes problems, including too much coffee. Here are some major common symptoms that can be seen when there is too much coffee inside our bodies.

  1. Increase in heart rate
  2. Restlessness
  3. Insomnia
  4. Headaches
  5. Dizziness
  6. Dehydration
  7. Shakiness

Recommended safe dose

Prevention is always better than cure. And to prevent coffee dependency, one needs to set some boundaries around it, and limitations. For that, the most widely accepted safe dose that is recommended by Mayoclinic:

Final thoughts

No doubt, I love coffee and I can’t imagine my morning without a mug of coffee. But yes! That’s the only mug I consume for the entire day. Because loving something is great but making it an addiction is bad. It’s bad for health and I believe, nothing comes above health. So, better to maintain a thin line between love and addiction.



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