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Caffeine is a bitter substance found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, some nuts and certain medicines. It has many effects on the body's metabolism, including stimulating the central nervous system. This can make you more alert and give you a boost of energy.
Why people get drowsy and fall asleep, and how caffeine blocks that process

Why people get drowsy and fall asleep, and how caffeine blocks that process

Soft music at bedtime will help older adults sleep better and longer

Soft music at bedtime will help older adults sleep better and longer

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Depression appears to be a major cause of insomnia in people with HIV

Depression appears to be a major cause of insomnia in people with HIV

Early diagnosis and treatment is important for children and adolescents with bipolar disorder

Early diagnosis and treatment is important for children and adolescents with bipolar disorder

Coffee consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma

Coffee consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma

Green tea boosts exercise endurance

Green tea boosts exercise endurance

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

Smoking and coffee combined have a greater harmful effect on arteries and blood flow

Smoking and coffee combined have a greater harmful effect on arteries and blood flow

Practical lifestyle tips that can ease living with prostate problems

Practical lifestyle tips that can ease living with prostate problems

One of the largest studies in the world looking at how caffeine in our diet may affect health

One of the largest studies in the world looking at how caffeine in our diet may affect health

Folate can help women reduce their risk of developing high blood pressure

Folate can help women reduce their risk of developing high blood pressure

Discovery could lead to the creation of naturally decaffeinated coffee plants

Discovery could lead to the creation of naturally decaffeinated coffee plants

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

Red Bull energy drink does not improve a person’s physical performance

Red Bull energy drink does not improve a person’s physical performance

67 percent of older Americans report trouble sleeping

67 percent of older Americans report trouble sleeping

Researchers find way to clean up the drugs market

Researchers find way to clean up the drugs market

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

Correlation between caffeine intake at mealtime and increased glucose and insulin levels among diabetics

Correlation between caffeine intake at mealtime and increased glucose and insulin levels among diabetics

Fine tuning your loss of body fluids may be more problematic now that researchers find receptors have an active role in our sweat rate

Fine tuning your loss of body fluids may be more problematic now that researchers find receptors have an active role in our sweat rate