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  • Caffeine in pregnancy


    •We don’t know a lot about the effects of caffeine during pregnancy on you and your baby. So it’s best to limit the amount you get each day.

    •If you’re pregnant, limit caffeine to 200 milligrams each day. This is about the amount in 1½ 8-ounce cups of coffee or one 12-ounce cup of coffee.

  • Caffeine and Migraines

    Key Points about Caffeine and Migraines
    •Caffeine affects pain.
    •Acute treatment of headaches with caffeine is sometimes effective but should be limited to not more than two days per week.
    •For people who experience migraine, caffeine taken three or more days per week, for whatever reason, may lead to dependency and increased migraine frequency.

  • Caffeine in the diet

    Caffeine is a substance that is found in certain plants. It can also be man-made and added to foods. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic (substance that helps rid your body of fluids).

  • Caffeine and blood pressure

    How does caffeine affect blood pressure?
    Caffeine can cause a short, but dramatic increase in your blood pressure, even if you don't have high blood pressure. It's unclear what causes this spike in blood pressure.

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