Coffee Hurts My Stomach – How to Deal with Stomach Pain from Coffee

Coffee Hurts my StomachMany people get stomach pain from drinking coffee, and they think there is nothing to be done. Some stop drinking coffee completely, some lower the consumption, and some will just suffer in silence. The reality is that you don’t have to suffer; there are a few ways to minimize the impact of caffeine on your stomach.

The most efficient ways to avoid stomach pain, while enjoying a decent cup of joe, are low acid beans, decaf, (or half decaf), milk addition, selective brew type, and specific roast levels. There are three other simple tips to avoid coffee related stomach aches.

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What is Coffee – Coffee Facts, Statistics and Effects of Coffee on Health

What is Coffee and Why do We Love It?

Do we love coffee because we are addicted to it, or because coffee’s┬áchemical makeup makes sense for our body. Coffee is not a pleasant tasting experience for almost anybody at the first try. Most people just hate the taste. However, coffee contains a lot of antioxidants, and caffeine, the much needed “pick-me-up”. Could this be the reason we end up “loving it”? Or is just the addiction?

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Coffee, the beverage, is the result of brewing the roasted and ground coffee beans.

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Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

Coffee Cup and BeansWhen I was younger, I used to drink a lot of coffee, I mean a lot. Not a lot of cups, the weak drip you would get in the coffee shops, I could never drink that stuff. Even at work, the drip machine was operated by folks who needed tea, and not coffee, so I had to make my own. When I passed by with my Turkish coffee style concoction, all heads turned around looking at the black thing in my mug. And that happened a few times a day.

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Coffee Makes Me Poop – Why Does Coffee Make Me Poop

Is It Just Me, Or Coffee Is Really Laxative

Coffee Makes Me Poop Coffee MugIf you ever asked yourself: “Coffee makes me poop, how come?” you are not alone. It turns out there are about half of your office coworkers that need to go to the loo for the same reason as you, they drank their coffee. You must be wondering why are you going for number two every time you drink a cup of joe. First of all no, it’s not your imagination, it is reality, and it’s backed by science. However, not everybody benefits the laxative effects of coffee, you are one of the lucky 30%, or maybe unlucky, because for some the laxative effect of coffee can be a bit too much.… Read more