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Fact: Some People Are More Sensitive to Caffeine than Others

Caffeine is a stimulant that makes you feel temporarily more alert, but it doesn’t affect everyone the same way. “If you’re regularly drinking three or four cups of coffee a day, you’re likely not going to experience the same effects, such as feeling more awake, as someone who rarely drinks it,” says Engle. If you’re not used to caffeine from coffee, tea or even sodas, you may feel jittery after drinking it. Another factor that impacts your sensitivity to caffeine is how quickly your body processes it.

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