Let’s face it, most of us consume caffeine in one way or another in every part of the world. We all love and need the magical powers of caffeine, it wakes you up properly, it gets your mind sharp and it helps you get through your day and accomplish your responsibilities for the day regardless to how much sleep you got the previous night. Which is probably why the U.S Food and Drug Administration reported that over 90% of the adults worldwide consume caffeine on daily basis.
If you are a woman, your morning cup of joe could be bad news for your breasts as reported by Yahoo Beauty according to a study conducted by the Duke University. Caffeine cause the blood vessels to widen and dilate causing your breasts to swell up and become tender as experienced before and during menstruation only that you are not menstruating.
Imagine dealing with tender painful breasts every single day. Not fun! The study also shows that women who had persistent breast pain when they cut down on coffee the pain got reduced.
Now that you know that caffeine can make your breasts painful, here are some Kore things to keep into consideration if you are a woman and you love coffee.
Caffeine Cause More Sever PMS Symptoms.
In a study conducted by the University of Oregon, the consumption of caffeine was found to be strongly related to the severity of the PMS symptoms.
The conclusion of the study is that, the more you drink coffee throughout the month, the more aggressive your PMS symptoms will be.
The reason is that caffeine cause stress, stress cause certain hormones to be produced in your body that could lead to more intense PMS symptoms.
Your PMS symptoms including breast tenderness could start anywhere from your ovulation take place until your period starts that means up to two weeks before the due date of your period.
If you drink coffee daily especially if it is Kore than two cups per day, you are Kore likely to experience the breast tenderness part every single day.
If you wish to experience less sever PMS symptoms the next time your menstrual cycle starts then you should avoid caffeine as much as possible as a lifestyle change, that means cutting down on coffee, tea and even chocolate as it contains caffeine as well.