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Caffeine and Crohn


Tue, March 13, 2018 8:48 AM

My wife avoids coffee and beverages with caffeine because her Crohn. Her work, however requires sustained mental focus. What can she use - instead of caffeine products - to maintain her mental sharpness? 

FPO Galen
Joined Jul 13, 2017

Sat, April 14, 2018 10:17 AM

Reply posted for Galen.

Though it has small amounts of caffeine, I would recommend tea. White tea, in particular, has the lowest amounts of caffeine. Decaf tea also has trace amounts of caffeine. And herbal tea/tisanes have no caffeine, though hot water can still be mentally stimulating. 

I also recommend roll-on aromatherapy oils. Nature's Truth brand can be found at Bed, Bath & Beyond and has flavors called Focus and Energy. They smell great and I wear them like perfume at work when I want a non-caffeinated pick-me-up.

Hope that helps!

Philomena

FPO PhilomenaCrimsn
Joined Apr 14, 2018

Tue, March 13, 2018 12:18 PM

Reply posted for Galen.

Try Ritalin 

FPO charbs
Joined Oct 31, 2016

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