What happens to your body when you quit drinking coffee?
What Happens When You Stop Drinking: Weeks 3 to 5. This is when the really good stuff starts to happen. After a few weeks to a month, Johnson says the central nervous system repairs: “You start thinking more clearly, your memory is better, and you can concentrate better.”. Along with that, anxiety and depressive symptoms often abate.
What happens when you give up coffee?
- Mum Olivia White, 30, from Melbourne, gave up coffee nearly four months ago
- She said she has noticed many positive effects – including on concentration
- Olivia also said she sleeps better, is less anxious and gets fewer headaches
- Nutritionists agree that caffeine can trigger our ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ response
What are the benefits of giving up coffee?
Some of the reasons to quit coffee include:
- You no longer feel the ‘buzz’ from caffeine
- You’re drinking more and more cups per day
- You suspect – or know – that your caffeine consumption is causing health issues
- You feel shaky and irritable before your first coffee of the day
What are the withdrawal symptoms of coffee?
The following can be caffeine withdrawal symptoms:
- Exhaustion and lack of energy
- Restlessness and sleeplessness
- Dizziness and nausea
- Irritability and lack of focus