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08-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Does anyone have any tips for lessening the effects of caffeine withdrawal? I've got a throbbing headache and am struggling with nausea.

08-07-2012, 05:21 PM
I say wean yourself from caffeine slowly - like if you drink coffee make it with half decaf and half caf. Otherwise you'll have a headache for a few days if you quit caffeine cold turkey.

08-07-2012, 07:33 PM
I had the same problem when I first started. I was so used to drinking Mt Dew. My consultant said to cut back in one week, but it didn't work. I started cutting back very slowly over the course of two weeks and it definately helped.

08-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Thanks, Ladies. Maybe cold turkey isn't the way to go!

08-10-2012, 01:14 AM
Definitely not! I never did quit all the way. But I find that the more water I drink in the morning the better I feel. Makes me think that some of the time when I felt I needed the caffeine I actually needed real hydration.