Is it Time to Cut Coffee Out of Your Life?
It’s easy to believe that you need coffee to survive, but nothing could be further from the truth. Once you learn how it could be impacting your life, you may find that it’s time to take action. Consider the following:
Caffeine sensitivity: Some people are more sensitive to caffeine than others and may experience negative side effects such as jitters, anxiety, or trouble sleeping after consuming coffee.
Digestive issues: Coffee can be a trigger for certain digestive issues, such as acid reflux or stomach ulcers. Cutting out coffee may help alleviate these symptoms.
High blood pressure: The caffeine in coffee can cause a temporary increase in blood pressure, which can be a concern for people with hypertension.
Pregnancy: Pregnant women are advised to limit their caffeine intake due to the potential risk of miscarriage or low birth weight.
Addiction: Some people may feel physically dependent on coffee and find it difficult to function without it. Cutting out coffee may help break the addiction.
Reminder: you don’t have to eliminate coffee cold turkey. You can slowly begin to reduce your intake until you reach your end goal. As you make progress, you may soon realize that it’s having a positive effect on your life.
Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.