1. My Self My Self United States says:

    it is likely that a significant number of individuals in the data sample who consistently engage in high intensity and high volume workouts likely have a higher rate of caffeine and stimulant consumption than the average non-athletic or less active individuals in a population. long-term consumption of higher levels of caffeine may likely be a significant contributing factor in the CAC, and was not a stated data point in the participant questionnaire.  curious...  i would like to see the overlapping data on caffeine intake and CAC in the same group.

    • Sushi Kitty Sushi Kitty United States says:

      While Caffeine is indeed a stimulant, and it has its pros and cons when considering health, I have not seen any studies that show it causes or increases calcification. Caffeine does indeed constrict blood vessels, which you can assume would not be a good thing if they are calcified. But as far as generating or increasing calcification I haven't seen any studies that state this about caffeine. If you have please post links. Thank you.

The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of News Medical.
Post a new comment

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.