Prevention and Wellness

Health Effects of Caffeine

Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and nerves throughout the body.  Its main effect is that it can make an individual feel more awake or alert, but it also does much more.  Check out the following health effects of caffeine and what you can do to safely consume caffeine from Premier Physician Network physician Aleda Johnson, MD.

Caffeine Infographic

Source: Aleda Johnson, MD, Liberty Family Medicine, Federal Food & Drug Administration, International Coffee Organization

Content Updated: November 2, 2017

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