Signs that you have an overdose of caffeine!

Techno 24 December, 2017

2017-12-24 21:27

Signs that you have an overdose of caffeine!
Coffee – the favorite drink of millions of people. But it can easily turn into poison when consumed uncontrollably.

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Assistants to perform medical research, adults need about 200 mg of caffeine a day to cheer up, reports Rus.Media.

The reaction of each of us is individual and depends on susceptibility of organism to the substance. The first is to rely on your feelings, because even in a healthy person a Cup of strong coffee can cause palpitations.

How much you can drink coffee without harm to health

It is considered that the maximum dose of caffeine is 400 mg a day – about four cups of coffee. For pregnant women, the limit is reduced to 300 mg, adolescents not more than 100 mg, and children under 10 years it is better to avoid it.

Higher doses of caffeine can cause various diseases, such as arterial hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and disorders of the blood pressure.

The peak effect of caffeine occurs within 2 hours after ingestion, so it is better to refuse coffee, tea and dark chocolate at least 4 hours before bedtime.

Symptoms of overdose caffeine

If you exceed the recommended dose of caffeine, you may experience the following symptoms:


Unreasonable anxiety

Redness of the face


Muscle twitching


Problems with the gastrointestinal tract

Sketchy thoughts

Simple language

If overdose is moderate, and you are just nervous, it will pass by itself. Just don’t take caffeine 48 hours in any form. When more serious symptoms, contact your doctor.

Fortunately, according to doctors, few who can make life-threatening dose of caffeine: the common man is physically difficult to drink this amount of liquid. But if you regularly consume more than 500 mg of coffee a day, health problems are guaranteed.