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Offline rangerrebew

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How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« on: May 15, 2018, 02:05:04 PM »
How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
Last reviewed Sun 13 May 2018
By Jon Johnson   
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Caffeine is a familiar drug that stimulates the nervous system. When it enters the body, caffeine raises the heart rate and blood pressure, increasing energy levels and improving the mood.

Caffeine acts quickly, and many people notice the effects within minutes. They last until the body fully metabolizes the drug. This duration depends on several factors.

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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 03:43:38 PM »
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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 04:00:31 PM »
@thackney

LOL

My Dad would drink 4 or 5 ups of coffee at every meal, then sleep through the night -- even through major thunderstorms.

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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
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Offline Sanguine

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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2018, 04:05:30 PM »
Depends on how tired I am.
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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2018, 04:12:43 PM »
I find that the Irish Breakfast tea K cups wire me up more than a cup of joe.
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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2018, 04:14:45 PM »
I find that the Irish Breakfast tea K cups wire me up more than a cup of joe.

Jameson is making K-cups now?
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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2018, 04:32:32 PM »
Jameson is making K-cups now?

Yes. Those make me belligerent and sleepy.
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Re: How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 12:43:57 PM »
If it's used as an enema, it probably will keep you awake quite a while! :silly:
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