October 22, 2007
Just a quick note.
Yesterday's caffeine overdose was pretty much the most horrible thing I've experienced in a long time.
Tea, coffee, cola, energy drinks and chocolate share the same nerve toxin (stimulant), caffeine. Caffeine, which is readily released into the blood, triggers a powerful immune response that helps the body to counteract and eliminate this irritant. The toxic irritant stimulates the adrenal glands, and to some extent, the body’s many cells, to release the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol into the blood stream.
If consumption of stimulants continues on a regular basis, however, this natural defense response of the body becomes overused and ineffective. The almost constant secretion of stress hormones, which are highly toxic compounds in and of themselves, eventually alters the blood chemistry and causes damage to the immune system, endocrine, and nervous systems. Future defense responses are weakened, and the body becomes more prone to infections and other ailments.
The boost in energy experienced after drinking a cup of coffee is not a direct result of the caffeine it contains, but of the immune system’s attempt to get rid of it (caffeine) An overexcited and suppressed immune system fails to provide the “energizing” adrenaline and cortisol boost needed to free the body from the acidic nerve toxin, caffeine. At this stage, people say that they are “used” to a stimulant, such as coffee. So they tend to increase intake to feels the “benefits.”
Since the body cells have to sacrifice some of their own water for the removal of the nerve toxin caffeine, regular consumption of coffee, tea, or colas causes them to become dehydrated. For every cup of tea or coffee you drink, the body has to mobilize 2-3 cups of water just to remove the stimulants, a luxury it cannot afford. This applies to soft drinks, medicinal drugs, and any other stimulants, As a rule, all stimulants have a strong dehydrating effect on the bile, blood, and digestive juices.
Get the real scoop on caffeine at www.CaffeineAwareness.org
Test your caffeine smarts with the caffeine quiz.
And if you drink decaf you wont want to miss this special free report on the Dangers of Decaf available at www.soyfee.com
October 23, 2007
October 24, 2007
Yeah - that's kind of odd. I went to the site and took their little caffeine test, and it said that the amount of caffeine I previously frequently consumed was at the "no risk" level. So I bumped it up to the 1-cup-of-coffee-per-day level, and it still said "no risk."
I bumped it up again to the 600mg amount I took when I got sick, and it bumped up the risk a bit, but not significantly. Odd.
October 24, 2007
Listen up caffien is no good for you,which everyone knows.so stop with it becuase yesterday i was coming home from school and i had this energy spray for 80 hours and i overdosed on it and almost died so im here right now feeling bad still no as good as i usually feel,i wiegh 140 age 15 amd my regualr heart beat is 60-70 but last night it was at 100-150 i was scared out of my mind and didnt know what was going on and still bareally dont so please just stop with the energy drinks its noyt fun to watch your heart beat faster than usually na d feeling like your going to die in a hospital bed,remember i almost died my parents tryed to sop me but i didnt even listen i knew i should so all of them people that thinks it is all a joke ts not listen to me
October 29, 2009
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