• Siddharth Chadha

Caffeine crash & ways to avoid it

Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage worldwide.Whether you are feeling exhausted in the morning,fighting mid-day laziness or working on a project late at night,coffee always comes to rescue.The drink wakes you up,lifts your mood charges you instantly. It is also beneficial in several ways.But drinking caffeine also has some downsides.Drinking excessive coffee can also lead to caffeine crash which can make you lazier&sleepier.

What is Caffeine Crash?

Caffeine stimulates your nervous system,making you more alert,focused&active.When you drink a regular cup of coffee ,your nervous system increase the activity of brain.This effect last for nearly 6 hours after consuming the beverage.After the effect starts to fade away,the person starts feeling lazy and distracted.But if you experience extreme laziness and headache it is a sign of caffeine crash.

Here are 3 simple steps to avoid caffeine crash.

Limit your caffeine intake.

You should not drink caffeine in excess amount. 200-250ml of coffee at one time is more than enough for a person, you should not drink coffee frequently.The more caffeine you will consume,the more your body will get addicted to it& once it wear off you will have to deal with its weird symptoms.

High dose of caffeine can have some side effects like Diarrhea,sweating,nausea,increased heart rate,increased breathing rate,muscle tremors etc.

Try not to consume caffeine close to bed time.

Consuming coffee close to bedtime should be avoided.This will disrupt your sleep and cause caffeine crash. one study found that consuming caffeine 6 hours before bed time reduce total sleep time by 1 hour. Caffeine also adversely impact the quality of your sleep.

Focus on your sleep.

Caffeine is not a replacement for sleep.You may take it sometimes when feeling lazy or sleepy but repeating this trend frequently is not a good idea.You should ensure you get seven to eight hours of sleep daily.Getting proper sleep every night keeps disease

and anxiety away &you also feel better and energized all day long.

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