Healthy eating and exercise can help control the bloating, depression and irritability of PMS. Avoid salt, fast food and processed food, and chow down on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy.
Colas and coffee affect women's bone density and could lead to osteoporosis. But tea -- even the kind with caffeine -- and other sodas do not. And men are not affected at all. Confused? You're not alone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.