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Coffee Jitters: What They Are and 5 Ways to Get Rid of Them

Love coffee but start to get the jitters after your daily dose? Caffeine affects people differently, some feel good after having their daily jolt, others feel tired, and others feel edgy and jittery. Read on to discover how to beat the caffeine jitters…

What are coffee jitters?

Jitters from caffeine are not uncommon. They are a physical sensation where the user experiences a feeling of rush followed by a sudden crash of energy. It occurs when you consume too much caffeine, whether from coffee, energy drink, tea or diet pills.

Caffeine is a stimulant that acts on the central nervous system and the brain. In addition to keeping you awake and alert, it affects your body in numerous ways. It increases energy metabolism throughout the brain and has effects on sleep and anxiety, although this varies according to individual sensitivity.

While caffeine makes you feel more awake and less tired, consuming an excess amount of it can have unwanted effects causing the jitters, an uneasy, heart-racing anxiety.

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