Starting your day with coffee is perfectly fine and normal. Maybe a cup in between works too. But going OTT and binging on coffee? That can be a red flag in the long term as too much caffeine can never be good. Here are 5 ways to help you start the detox journey.
Are you ready and have all it takes? Let’s find out! If you’re committed to it, so are we. Help yourself to a 5 step detox recipe that actually works!
1. Familiarize Yourself With Everything That Has Caffeine In It
Pro Tip: Green Tea also contains some caffeine, so do read the label when you consume an alternative.
2. Prepare For Withdrawal Symptoms
Withdrawal symptoms might include irritability, fatigue, muscle stiffness, difficulty concentrating & chills. The severity may be affected by how much caffeine you’ve been ingesting regularly.
Pro Tip: Substitute your cup of coffee with a herbal tea (if you like your drink warm) or detox water or just plain old water (drink up) to overcome the separation anxiety!
3. Detox Gradually
Pro Tip: Switch to half a cup and make your coffee less strong, then wean off gradually.
4. Treat The symptoms
Pro Tip: Try pampering yourself with warm fluids (caffeine free of course) or even essential oils applied on the temple to ward off the withdrawal headache!
5. Increase your water intake
Recommended water intake is at least eight 8-8 ounce glasses of water per day Staying hydrated may reduce fatigue & headache associated with caffeine withdrawal.
Do you have what it takes to overcome your coffee addiction? Try it out and see!
Disclaimer: This article serves merely as a guideline. For the best advice and medical care, please consult your doctor.