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Does anyone react to caffeine strangely. I took an excedrin tension headache pill today, and i felt all jittery, shaky,weak, and lost my appetite. Does anyone react this way to caffeine. It only has 65mg in it. It took my headache away, but made me feel so anxious and nervous.


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Yeah....I cant have caffeine at all. I've avoided it completely for a few years now. I get all those symptoms you listed....thats why I dont touch it. My liver is dealing with alot of toxins from other issues...I cant handle stuff like caffeine, alcohol, chemicals, etc.


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Does anyone react to caffeine strangely. I took an excedrin tension headache pill today, and i felt all jittery, shaky,weak, and lost my appetite. Does anyone react this way to caffeine. It only has 65mg in it. It took my headache away, but made me feel so anxious and nervous.

While I do not react like that, that is normal for some people. In fact the lost of appetite part is why many diet pills have caffeine in them. Acts as a stimulant so you burn more calories, and suppresses your appetite at the same time. The other things you listed are very common side effects to getting more caffeine then your system can handle.


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Does anyone react to caffeine strangely. I took an excedrin tension headache pill today, and i felt all jittery, shaky,weak, and lost my appetite. Does anyone react this way to caffeine. It only has 65mg in it. It took my headache away, but made me feel so anxious and nervous.

I was wondering about that too. I've been gluten free for about 6 months and I noticed that I'm starting to have a reaction like what you described if I have really strong coffee. I used to make Starbucks, but started to react so I switched to a water process decaf which has been fine. Made the regular Starbucks again the other day and felt bad for quite some time. I thought maybe it was just that brand which seems pretty strong (even though it was not as strong as what we used to get), but we stopped and got McDonalds coffee today and even though I only drank a little bit I reacted to that as well.

I used to be able to have these before going gluten free and was fine with just one cup, but now I'm reacting. I'd love to know why going gluten free would affect that if anyone knows! Thank goodness I never drank much caffeine so it's not that hard to cut out for me. I can still drink tea with caffeine just not coffee.

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I'm not sure this is true, but maybe it's that you didn't absorb all of the caffeine before going gluten free? I don't know how caffeine is absorbed though so I'm not sure this would be it.

I have a similar reaction to big amounts of caffeine, but I've learned to recognize what my limit is, and as long as I don't exeed it, I can have some. I prefer tea though because i can drink more of it before getting jittery. :)

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Well I'm horrible and sometimes substitute a Coca-Cola for a meal...I find that if I have two or so sodas throughout the day my stomach starts going crazy...could be because of the caffene and carbonation that makes me feel that way and lack of substaintial food in my system...sometimes if you aren't eating enough, caffene can really mess with you!

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Well I'm horrible and sometimes substitute a Coca-Cola for a meal...I find that if I have two or so sodas throughout the day my stomach starts going crazy...could be because of the caffene and carbonation that makes me feel that way and lack of substaintial food in my system...sometimes if you aren't eating enough, caffene can really mess with you!

Or all that sugar... esply on an empty stomach, not at all a good plan. :)


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