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Beware, caffeine threatens your health, causes stomach ulcers and heart disorders

Caffeine drinks pose a threat to public health, as they cause many disturbances when consumed in excess. Caffeine is found in more than 60 types of plants around the world, most notably coffee beans, as they are the most popular source of caffeine, along with cocoa and tea, as well as energy drinks.

Caffeine is a psychotropic and chemical compound that can alter brain function and result in changes in mood, perception, or consciousness.

According to a report published on the Healthline website, there are some risks associated with consuming caffeine, including:


1. Insomnia


Caffeine can increase mental alertness and help a person stay awake longer, as some research has shown that consuming caffeine causes headaches, irritability, nervousness and insomnia, and also prevents deep sleep and makes a person have difficulty falling asleep and reduces the ability to wake up easily.

2. Heart disorder and high blood pressure


According to the American Heart Association, several studies have shown that there is a direct link between caffeine and coronary heart disease and central nervous system stimulation. Caffeine also acts as a stimulant to the cardiovascular system, which can increase heart rate, lead to heart palpitations and increase blood pressure.

3. High blood sugar level


Caffeine can increase the blood sugar level in diabetics when they consume 250 mg or more of caffeine after a meal, especially those with type 2 diabetes.

4. Bones are exposed to fractures


According to the Journal of the National Institutes of Health of the US National Library of Medicine, caffeine increases the production of calcium in the urine, which is a factor in osteoporosis, and a study also showed that high use of caffeine can indirectly increase the risk of fractures.

 5. Stomach ulcers


Caffeine stimulates the secretion of fatty acids, which are known to be high in acidity, and it also speeds up the process of stomach emptying, which may lead to the passage of a very acidic stomach into the small intestine faster than usual, and this condition may lead to stomach ulcers and intestinal tissue injuries.

6. Diarrhea and faecal incontinence


Caffeine plays a big role in irritable bowel syndrome or irritable bowel syndrome, and drinking caffeinated coffee in the morning can lead to the production of bile that works on the metabolism of fats, and it can also cause irritation and the body will have to wash the bile away from the intestine By absorbing more fluids, this condition may lead to diarrhea and faecal incontinence.

 7. Dehydration


Urine production increases as a result of consuming caffeine, so it may lead to dehydration, especially for those who suffer from urinary incontinence and a prostate problem.