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Reduce to Benefit
Coffee
by wakker
Citation:   wakker. "Reduce to Benefit: An Experience with Coffee (exp84434)". Erowid.org. Jul 15, 2011. erowid.org/exp/84434

 
DOSE:
  oral Coffee

BODY WEIGHT: 82 kg


I've been drinking 4-6 cups of strong coffee since I've been 12. I was totally unaffected by caffeine, have no problems to fall asleep even when I have taken 3 strong cups in the hours before.

A few weeks ago I decided to quit just to see what happens. Quitting was no problem, I didn't have any problems to start going in the morning or fall asleep during the day.

However, I have noticed that recently I do react strongly to caffeine, which is really useful. When doing something, such as a long car drive for 8 hours uninterrupted, that I might have problems with to stay awake, I can now take just 1 cup of coffee and not get sleepy anymore.

Summary: if I want to benefit from caffeine, I just take it when I need it.

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 84434
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 43 
Published: Jul 15, 2011Views: 5,048
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Coffee (173) : Addiction & Habituation (10), Retrospective / Summary (11), Not Applicable (38)

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