Coffee, Friend or Foe for the Body?

Many people drink hot coffee in the morning to refresh body. But some are not able to drink coffee at all. So what is the advantages and disadvantages of drinking coffee for the body?

Millions of people rely on caffeine and coffee every day. This helped him get out of bed, getting ready to face the day, and stay awake and focused at work. There is nothing wrong with drinking caffeine, but the substance is being discussed since the middle of caffeine contained in energy drinks as well.

When consumed by a reasonable amount, then caffeine or coffee may act became friends. Conversely, caffeine can be when your opponent too often rely on him to prevent drowsiness.

Caffeine is a stimulant. As a stimulant, caffeine makes the nervous system to work more quickly, which will increase your heart rate and metabolism. Everything is working with the state increased slightly.

But sometimes caffeine can cause anxiety, irregular heartbeat and rapid, increased blood pressure, which is not a common side effect.

Approximately 300 to 500 mg of caffeine is considered safe for most adults, it is equivalent to 3 to 5 cups of coffee a day. Rarely are people who overdose on caffeine. But when it happens, there are some unpleasant side effects, as reported Dailyhealthpost, Thursday (04/18/2013).

According to MayoClinic, some additional side effects of consuming too much caffeine are insomnia, nervousness, restlessness, irritability, abdominal pain, rapid heart rate, and muscle tremors.

If you experience any of these symptoms, caffeine is definitely not a friend but an opponent. If it were so, reduce the amount of caffeine you consume.