Caffeine is part of the daily diet and is consumed in a large amount. Caffeine is a kind of addiction that you get. People often drink it as a method to wake up others consume to get rid of a headache. Caffeine stimulates the nervous system. Some people are sensitive to caffeine. Their body cannot tolerate the intake of caffeine.
There are 2 types of people who are suffering from Caffeine sensitivity
- Normal sensitive
- Hypo or hypersensitive
Some people who are allergic to caffeine can experience various symptoms. They even experience some side effects after consuming it. So here we are discussing various symptoms, causes, and preventions:
Symptoms of caffeine sensitivity
Symptoms that a person might suffer if he is having caffeine sensitivity.
- Swelling of the throat or tongue
- Itchy rash
- Trouble breathing
- Nausea, abdominal pain or vomiting
- Itchy mouth, lips, and tongue
Causes of caffeine sensitivity
So let’s talk about the various factors that can lead to caffeine sensitivity.
Some medicines also make you sensitive to caffeine. Some medicines change our body processes to deal with caffeine. Medication like theophylline can trigger the condition.
Males are more sensitive to caffeine. A study shows that caffeine tends to stay inside a male body for longer as compared to a woman. Their body takes a long time to process caffeine. And if caffeine stays inside the body for a long time, it can produce side effects.
Sometimes genes can also make you caffeine sensitive. It depends on genes that how it affects your body.
If you are suffering from Anxiety or any kind of stress, then caffeine consumption can make the condition worse. The chances of panic attacks and insomnia increased with its consumption.
To prevent the caffeine sensitivity you can avoid some caffeine rich foods and beverages. They are:
- Energy drinks
After avoiding and cutting off from caffeine completely you may experience some symptoms. They are:
These won’t last long. After some time you will feel better. You can have healthy alternates for instant energy. You must include intake of:
- Green tea
- Coconut water
- Green tea
Avoid excess consumption of caffeine. 🙂