Should you avoid caffeine if you have arthritis?

Answer On One Hand: It Doesn't Interfere With MedicationThe idea that caffeine interferes with the body's ability to process methotrexate, the most common medication for rheumatoid arthritis, was popular ... Read More »

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Does caffeine have an effect on arthritis?

On One Hand: No Direct states caffeine is a stimulant seen in drinks such as coffee or tea and over-the-counter weight-loss pills and energy boosters. Its common side effects includ... Read More »

Why should you avoid caffeine during a pregnancy?

Caffeine and Miscarriage Even though the role of caffeine in infertility is murky, the best reason to quit is that it is proven to cause problems when you finally get pregnant. Even with low doses,... Read More »

Are there any foods you should avoid because of arthritis?

On One Hand: Avoiding Certain Foods May HelpFood allergies may play a role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. These allergies can cause the body to p... Read More »

Should people taking high blood pressure medicine avoid caffeine?

On One Hand: Could Interfere With MedicationStimulants that contain caffeine, such as green tea and coffee, raise blood pressure and may reduce the effectiveness of medications, like beta-blockers ... Read More »