Coffee keeps you awake, myth or reality?
Coffee has been recognized as the best beverage to wake you up, but have you wondered about the flaws it can have?

Coffee is the caffeine stimulant and it happens that the central nervous system is being stimulated causing a state of alertness and wakefulness, however, it is good to know that coffee should never replace a good rest.

Although coffee wakes you up, it can bring insomnia effects, such as malaise, irritability, low productivity and none of that is good since it would generate a bad rest as well.

But, how much effect does coffee have?

Although it is a drink that «wakes up», but sometimes we do not see the results and we start to drink excessively, but we have to know that the effect of coffee is not immediate, so this is a myth, and it is possibly noticeable at least in one hour.

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However, caffeine has been denominated as a psychoactive substance, penetrating the cells of the central nervous system and interferes in the action of a neurotransmitter, it can cause a sensation of euphoria and vitality.

Even so, it is not bad to drink a cup of coffee a day, since caffeine is called ergogenic aid, which helps to wake us up, it also possesses diuretic and laxative virtues and its high content of antioxidants stands out.

Are there any negative aspects of coffee consumption?

Regarding the excessive consumption of this caffeine stimulant, it can favor in a certain way the acidity of the stomach and osteoporosis, and drinking 4 cups a day is considered harmful.

It may also cause withdrawal symptoms, fatigue and irritability, increased heart rate and palpitations, elevated blood pressure, risk of dehydration and difficulty sleeping.

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But, in the end, it is a drink that is taken every day, integrated into our daily lives, and sometimes we do not think about the amount we should consume at least during the day, to keep us awake and not cause damage to our health.