It took a few months, but I have happily stopped using caffeinated coffee. I feel like it has helped stop the heart palpitations and jitteriness.And I am not as moody since I am not dependent on that morning cuppa joe (or four), and no more Diet Pepsi, either!
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If your goal is to decrease and/or eliminate the caffeine in coffee, try easing into that goal with part decaf and part regular coffee. I use high quality (bold) decaf with half mild regular coffee. That way I get some caffeine and avoid caffeine withdrawal side effects.
Once your body gets accustom to the reduction, change the proportions until you are just drinking decaf.
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