Taken cold or hot, coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the world. While a cup of Java can help you stay alert throughout your day, overdosing on coffee (5-6 cups a day) can have some harmful effects on your body, most notably your brain. Continue reading to know more about the risks.

Psychosis

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The effects of coffee on the brain are more profound than one realize. Excessive coffee consumption can overload the brain and can lead to psychiatric disorder. It makes the person irritable, nervous and behaves erratically.

Schizophrenia

People overdosed on coffee may start showing symptoms of Schizophrenia. They may began having false thought and hear thing that are not there. Coffee contains caffeine which it taken in excess can alter the brain chemistry.

Jitters

Over-drinking coffee also deeply affects the nervous system and cause muscles to twitch             uncontrollably. Over-caffeinated individuals will also feel agitated and experience restlessness.

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