Tag Archive 'caffeine'

Does Caffeine Trigger Gout Attacks?

Amplify’d from arthritis.webmd.com An extra jolt or two of caffeine may trigger a gout attack in people with the painful and often disabling arthritic condition, preliminary research suggests. “We found that overall, as the number of servings of caffeinated beverages increased, so too did the chance of having recurrent gout attacks,” says Tuhina Neogi, MD, [...]

Caffeine Helps Decrease Muscle Pain During Exercise

In an article released in this month’s issue of The Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, researchers at the University of Illinois evaluated the effect of caffeine on muscle pain during exercise. The researchers divided 25 fit, college-aged males into two groups; participants who had low caffeine intakes and participants who had an average [...]