Ever had that “Don’t talk to me until I have my coffee” moment?
With more and more of us getting less and less sleep, it’s tempting to reach for a can of Red Bull or an espresso when we feel sleepy at work. That desire for caffeine whenever we feel sleepy is something we all can agree on, but what happens when we take things too far?
That java jolt that helps you to stay awake can be the one keeping you up awake at night as well – unless you’re one of the few lucky ones that can sleep anywhere, anytime.
There are several side effects of caffeine addiction: alteration of normal stage of sleep, decreasing quality of sleep, increasing risk of heart diseases, not to mention yellowing of teeth (yes, prolong caffeine drinking can lead to discoloration of teeth).
Here’s a cheat sheet on how to combat drowsiness without coffee.