Most of us enjoy our coffee first thing in the morning. It helps us wake up and gets us going. In fact, about 83 percent of people in the United States drink coffee. That's a lot of wired people. With all the good things we hear in the news about coffee, the stimulant does have negative effects, as well. Coffee has caffeine, the main ingredient that helps us stay awake and alert. This is beneficial in our hectic lives, but it has a darker side. This popular hot beverage isn't recommended for people who are particularly sensitive to caffeine. Here are some of the negative effects of coffee.
Drinking six or more cups of coffee a day can cause anxiety and agitation. If you drink a lot of coffee, you may find yourself feeling jittery and could get a headache. Too much coffee can even cause ringing in the ears and irregular heartbeat. So, if you experience these symptoms when you drink a lot of coffee, it might be time to cut down.
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