Caffeine May Worsen Menopausal Symptoms

July 25, 2014 4:58 PM

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Previous studies have examined the dangers of caffeine. Not only can the commonly used licit drug be addictive, it can cause insomnia, increased anxiety, irritability and trouble concentrating, overall, if consumed too frequently. However, other findings have suggested that certain amounts of caffeine can be good for you. Findings have revealed that a daily cup of coffee can help to burn fat, improve physical performance and even reduce the risk of Type II diabetes.

Now, a recent study published in the journal Menopause found that for women going through menopause, consuming caffeine can worsen hot flash and night sweat symptoms commonly associated with cessation of reproduction. However, for those on the brink of menopause, the stimulant may help with memory a...

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