In children and adolescents, it should not exceed 3 mg per kilo of body weight (eg a child of 20 kg must consume a maximum of 60 mg of caffeine per day. We find a lot in energy drinks popular with teenagers). Excessive consumption of caffeine, which is an addictive molecule, can lead to cardiovascular disorders, but also to psychiatric disorders (panic attacks).
Everyone should define their maximum dose for their own well-being, because very large differences exist from person to person. For example, a caffeine-sensitive person who consumes 10 cups of coffee per day has excessive consumption.
With such an amount of caffeine (which can go up to 1000 mg per day) this person can become nervous or even aggressive, not to mention the sleep disturbances caused by caffeine. In this case, reducing the daily concentration of caffeine would be very beneficial. On the other hand, a person who is not sensitive to caffeine and consumes 10 coffees a day should not worry too much. There is no real caffeine overdose, except of course if we are talking about 30, 40, 100 coffees a day.
But how to achieve a reasonable consumption of coffee? Here are some handy tips:
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