Coffee vs. Energy Drinks

Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: A Caffeine Wake-Up Call (Video)

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When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.

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Children Consuming Caffeine From Coffee and Energy Drinks

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While caffeine consumption has not changed among children and adolescents since 1999, the sources have, a new study says. Between 1999 and 2010, a steady 73 percent of children ages 2 to 11 consumed caffeine on any given day.

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Don’t Let Hidden Caffeine Kill Your Health Buzz

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When you grab a cup of coffee to kick-start your day, you know you’re getting a stimulant. But caffeine is hiding in more foods than you may think.

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Dear Diary: What Food Triggered This Migraine?

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Certain foods are considered potential migraine triggers, but figuring which culprits cause your own headaches can be tough. That’s why headache experts say it’s essential to keep a daily diary of what you eat.

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Managing Insomnia for Those With Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

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Do You Know What’s in Your Coffee?

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Caffeine is part of our daily lives, but sometimes caffeine's effects are more than just a pick-me-up. Caffeine can cause headaches, irritability, sleeping problems, heart palpitations, gastrointestinal distress and dehydration. The key is moderation.

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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A Cleveland Clinic expert offers tips to get a good night’s sleep. For starters, avoid caffeine late in the day, and set a strict bedtime.