Have you experienced fatigue when you perform daily activities? There are several things that can cause fatigue in yourself, which is what you eat and how is the quality of your sleep.
Both of these are things that are closely related to each other. In other words, the foods you eat can affect the quality of your rest so that indirectly led to fatigue.
Many of us who frequently consume coffee with the hope to relieve fatigue and can get more energy from the caffeine contained in coffee we drink. But it turns out that caffeine can actually have other effects that are harmful.
In an article published in US Pharmacist, noted that caffeine is a stimulant, but if consumed in excess, caffeine actually has the opposite effect.
In some people, too much caffeine turns out to be causing fatigue. However, many people who actually take an extra dose of caffeine when experiencing fatigue and weariness cause them severe increasingly.
So, what’s the solution for it? The solution is to reduce caffeine intake. Reduce your intake of caffeine is not only to avoid consuming coffee, but also reduction of eating other foods that contain caffeine, such as chocolate, tea, soft drinks, and drugs containing caffeine.
Normal caffeine consumption is about 200-300 mg of caffeine, or as much as 2-3 cups of coffee. Consumption of caffeine in normal doses can make you feel more energetic and more concentrated. However, when consumed more than the recommended amount, or consumed during the afternoon or evening, then it can interfere with the quality of your sleep at night and cause you fatigue on the next day.
Therefore, it is very important for you to pay attention to the amount of caffeine you consume during the day or evening. Hence, reduce the consumption of caffeine or at least choose a coffee that has low levels of caffeine (decaffeinated).
An expert at the Institute of Food Technologists mentions that stimulants, such as caffeine, will increase the booster effect of hormones, such as adrenaline. This will cause the heart to work harder, breathe faster, and gives the feeling more energetic. However, it will only last for approximately 2 hours.
So is the combination of caffeine with sugar that can improve concentration and performance. Caffeine will also lose its effect after a few hours and you will feel exhausted afterwards.
In conclusion, the consumption of everything, including caffeine, in excess will lead to something that is bad for health. Therefore, it can be done is to consume caffeinated beverages in accordance with the recommended dosage, i.e. no more than 2-3 cups of coffee per day. In addition, note also the time of the caffeine you consume. Avoid caffeine after 3 pm because it will disturb your night’s sleep later. Or, if you want to copy after 3 pm, consume low coffee so as not to disturb your night’s sleep.