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Caffeine is a stimulant that is naturally found in coffee, tea, and cacao plants. It helps you stay alert and prevents tiredness by stimulating the brain and central nervous system. Caffeine consumption is considered safe if done in moderation. Too much of it can result in addiction and side effects such as headaches, tremors, restlessness, and sleep disturbances.

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Can you provide detailed information about Tirzepatide?

Query: Hello doctor, I am considering Tirzepatide for weight loss and I am curious about its effectiveness and potential side effects. Can you provide detailed information on how Tirzepatide works, the expected outcomes, and any lifestyle adjustments or dietary recommendations that complement its effects? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Tirzepatide is a weight loss supplement that contains a blend of natural ingredients, including green tea extract, caffeine, and chromium, designed to help individuals manage their appetite and increase metabolism. Here is a detailed br...  Read Full »

Can a combination of Aleve and Goody's induce stomach upset?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had a migraine, so I took two tablets of Aleve. It did not work, so I took Goody's powder, but the pain was still there, so I took another one. The migraine pain has gone, but my stomach seems to be upset.  Read Full »

Dr. Jeremy David O' Kennedy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sorry to hear about your headache. Aleve (Naproxen) and Goody's powder (combination of Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine) both contain NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Piroxicam, Diclofenac, etc. Although NSAIDs ...  Read Full »

I have nightfall and rapid weight loss. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,I masturbated about four years ago. A year later, I started experiencing nightfall. Previously, I used to have wet dreams, but now, for the past year, I have been experiencing spontaneous ejaculation at night, even without wet dreams. These days, I experience nocturnal emissions every f...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern. Wet dreams, also known as nocturnal emissions, are normal. They can occur due to increased erotic stimuli, either mentally, physically, or visually, without involving sex or masturbation. At your age, you have a high testosterone production...  Read Full »

How much coffee can a pregnant woman safely consume, and why are there limits on caffeine consumption?

Query: Hi doctor, Kindly answer the query as elaborately as possible. How much coffee can a pregnant woman safely consume? Why are there limits on how much caffeine can be consumed while pregnant? What are some alternatives that might help a woman who is seeking that caffeine buzz?  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your query and concern.1. Ideally, she might have decaf coffee. However, there are many women in South India who only drink coffee, and it is available in abundance. They usually have two cups a day. According to studies, the permitted level of caffeine in preg...  Read Full »

My uncle frequently consumes caffeinated soft drinks. Can this results in renal failure.

Query: Hi doctor, My uncle drank a lot of caffeinated soft drinks when he was a kid. To relieve his thirst, he even consumes these caffeinated soft drinks. I would like to know if this result in renal failure? If so, what is in these drinks? He is scared now. Because of his concern, he has quit drinking t...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Overuse of any carbonated or synthetic product can be harmful to the body, affecting not just the kidneys but also other organs. Your uncle should get a blood test called a kidney function test (KFT) done to determine the condition of his kid...  Read Full »

Will caffeine usage cause heart palpitations?

Query: Hello doctor, How is it possible that I got heart palpitations from caffeine use (5.8 mg/kg a day)? Could it be that I also used Wellbutrin?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, both these caffeine and Wellbutrin commonly causes palpitations. Even a lower dose of caffeine can cause palpitations and there is no as such dose relationship with respect to palpitations. It may lead to all your symptoms. Also, anxiety or stress is usually an ...  Read Full »

My heart is beating at a fast pace. Is it due to high caffeine intake?

Query: Hello doctor, My heart is beating at a fast pace and I can feel it by my shoulder blade. I had way more caffeine than I should have and I was scared of having a heart attack or something. Is this normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is not uncommon to experience a fast heart rate and heightened sensations in the chest and shoulder blade area after consuming too much caffeine. This can be a sign of caffeine overdose, which can cause a range of symptoms, including anxiety, restlessness, palpita...  Read Full »

I would like to know about the natural sources, benefits, risks, and amount of caffeine to be included in one's diet. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,Please let me know the natural sources of caffeine. Are cocoa beans, tea, yerba mate, guarana, and so on the natural sources? What is caffeine and what effect does caffeine have on our body? Further, I would like to know how much caffeine is contained in a serving, and what are the associa...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhumati Varma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I warmly welcome you to the expert medical opinion platform. Caffeine is a naturally occurring alkaloid in about 60 plant species. Of these, cocoa beans, kola nuts, tea leaves, and coffee beans are the most well-known sources of caffeine. Other natural sources of ca...  Read Full »

What happens when you take Caffeine and Ibuprofen together?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having nausea and stomach pain after taking 200 mg of Caffeine and 200 mg of Ibuprofen. And as my stomach pain has not gone away, I wonder whether I could have damaged my stomach as I understand Caffeine in high doses can have harmful interactions with Ibuprofen. Kindly he...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to One dose of Ibuprofen does not happen to cause ulcer or stomach damage. However, it can temporarily increase gastric acid production and can cause some temporary stomach upset. I suggest you take capsule Esomeprazole (proton pump inhibitor) 30 minutes before meals o...  Read Full »

I developed tinnitus suddenly. Kindly go through my MRI and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I developed tinnitus all of a sudden last year. I am attaching the last year MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) images for your evaluation. Of late, I have some muscle pull in my calves. I am waiting for your evaluation.  Read Full »

Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have analyzed your MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are age-related minor changes in the scan. But nothing is alarming in the scan. The tinnitus which you have can be because of isolated eighth nerve or inner ear involvement.Do you have...  Read Full »

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