Re: Caffeine withdrawal advice (was Re: Is Medicine Healthy? addiction to stress)

Mon, 12 Apr 1999 09:51:41 +0200

It appears as if wrote:
|Caffeine is a diuretic and leaves you dehydrated. Part of the withdrawal from
|caffeine (not all) comes just from the symptoms of dehydration. So if you
|go on a caffeine fast, drinks lots and lots of water.

The above statements correlate well with my data.

|I don't notice any advantage to being off caffeine in general except that when
|I'm drinking caffeine regularly I have to make sure I'm getting the right dose
|-too much or too little causes trouble. Off caffeine, the dosage is easy (=
+ 0)
|(Just to tweak the hunters of the Great White Nootropic, caffeine is one of
+ the
|best nootropics known. :-)

"Nootropics need to be tuned to the neurochemistries of their users." Caffeine does not agree with my neurochemistry too well.