Having a hard time catching the zzz’s you need? Recent study results were conclusive that drinking caffeine before bedtime caused significant sleep disruption. One study also found that caffeine can delay the timing of your body clock. These effects will reduce your total sleep time. Caffeine also can reduce the amount of deep sleep that you enjoy. Recommended minimum that one should ingest caffeine before bed is 6 hours. Caffeine is often talked about for its negative effects on sleep and anxiety.
Caffeine is a natural substance that can be found seeds, nuts or leaves of plants. Natural sources of caffeine include coffee beans, tea leaves and cocoa beans, but it can also can be produced synthetically. Each day, billions of people rely on caffeine for a wake-up boost. This natural stimulant is one of the most commonly used ingredients in the world.
Caffeine works by stimulating the brain and central nervous system, helping you to stay alert and preventing the onset of tiredness. Once it is consumed, it begins to affect your body very quickly. It reaches a peak level in your blood within 30 to 60 minutes. It has a half-life of 3 to 5 hours. The half-life is the time it takes for your body to eliminate half of the drug. The remaining caffeine can stay in your body for a long time.