Doctor Belousov named health problems that require giving up coffee

Gastroenterologist Evgeny Belousov: people with hypertension, arrhythmia and insomnia are better off not drinking coffee.

Doctor Belousov called RIAMO health problems that require giving up coffee. According to the expert, if you have a tendency to high or unstable blood pressure, this drink should be excluded from the daily menu.

“People with hypertension and heart rhythm disturbances should completely exclude coffee from their diet,” Belousov said.
The specialist added that people who have difficulty with self-control, are short-tempered and prone to nervous agitation, as well as those who have difficulty sleeping or often suffer from insomnia should also not drink coffee or consume other caffeinated drinks.

In addition, you should drink coffee with caution if you have existing kidney diseases – in particular, with urolithiasis.

“Excessive coffee consumption contributes to the formation of urate stones in the kidneys,” the expert warned.
People without these health problems will benefit from coffee as a rich source of antioxidants. These substances resist cell destruction by free radicals and the appearance of inflammation in the body. Belousov recalled that even healthy people should not drink coffee in quantities exceeding 2 or 3 cups (per day) so as not to suffer from the unpleasant consequences caused by excess caffeine in the body.

The portal previously wrote about about what effect you can expect if you completely give up alcohol.

Important! Information is provided in the reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Evgeniy Belousov Evgeniy Belousov Health, gastroenterologist