Sleep

Caffeine effects the body’s natural sleep rhythms. It is commonly understood that it is unwise to have coffee too late in the evening, but it less understood that even your morning coffee can effect your sleep. Furthermore caffeine withdrawal can leave us groggy in the morning. This sets up a vicious cycle where coffee is desirable primarily because it alleviates the miserable feelings associated with withdrawal.

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What’s the buzz on caffeine?

By Suzie Ferrie The most popular addictive drug available in Australia right now is 1, 3, 7-trimethylxanthine. Let’s call it 137TX until we can come up with something catchier. Most adults seem to feel a need to use it daily, and we hear people saying that they can’t function until they’ve had their “fix”. Wait, […]

Caffeine Blues

If you really want to know more about caffeine from a nutritional perspective, there are few higher rated books on the subject that Caffeine Blues, written by nutritional biochemist Stephen Cherniske. Cherniske claims that people who consume more than 300 milligrams of caffeine per day are victims of caffeinism: a state of chronic toxicity resulting […]

Coffee Nerves

Everything Old blog features a fantastic vintage commercial for a caffeine-free drink. Amazing that people were wise to negative effects of coffee 50 years ago, yet nobody really thinks about it now… Are you often cranky, irritable – easily upset?… While many folks can stand caffein, others suffer sleeplessness, nervousness, indigestion.

Why does caffeine make me sleepy?

Coffee is traditionally thought of as a pick-me-up, but many people find that it can actually make them feel tired. Caffeine seems to affect people in different ways, but overall there are 3 main reasons this happens. 1 – It messes with your adrenal glands Caffeine stimulates the adrenal glands to release adrenalin, the ‘flight […]