Coffee Stores Greeneville TN

No one really knows why people react so differently to caffeine. One person's standard every-morning double latte is another person’s anxiety freak-out. Over the years, we’ve heard any number of conflicting reports on caffeine and its impact on our health, especially our hearts.

Dunkin' Donuts
(423) 237-9811
3130 E Andrew Johnson Hwy
Greeneville, TN
 
Cranberry Thistle
(423) 753-0090
Jonesborough
Jonesborough, TN
 
James Steven Rodgers, MD
(423) 638-4114
803 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1968

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Sonya Rose Collins, MD
238 Chimney Top Ln
Jonesborough, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1994

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Starbucks Coffee Company
(865) 429-2650
646 Winfield Dunn Parkway
Sevierville, TN
 
Back Stage Coffee House
(423) 639-9988
Greeneville
Greeneville, TN
 
Cranberry Thistle
(423) 753-0090
107 E Main St
Jonesborough, TN

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Raymond Danl Merrick, MD
(423) 753-6611
171 Taylor Dr
Jonesborough, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dunkin' Donuts
(731) 668-0379
638 Old Hickory Blvd
Jackson, TN
 
Starbucks Coffee Company
(901) 387-3071
2760 Germantown Pkwy
Memphis, TN
 
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Caffeine Roulette

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By Sarah Forbes

No one really knows why people react so differently to caffeine. One person’s standard every-morning double latte is another person’s anxiety freak-out. Over the years, we’ve heard any number of conflicting reports on caffeine and its impact on our health, especially our hearts. To puzzle out the right answers, you’d probably need a whole pot of coffee just to stay awake.

A new study sheds some light on why all this research has produced such differing results. Earlier studies identified the gene that causes us to metabolize caffeine well and a variant of the same gene that doesn’t do as good a job. The version you have determines how fast your body can process the caffeine you consume. Researchers from the University of Toronto asked some 4,000 people in Costa Rica (half of whom had suffered a nonfatal heart attack) to fill out a food frequency questionnaire. Genetic testing revealed 55 percent of them to be “slow coffee metabolizers.” Of this subgroup, those who drank around two or three cuppa joes a day were 36 percent more likely to have a nonfatal heart attack than those who didn’t drink coffee.

The crazy part? The same amount of caffeine can actually be good for the hearts of those with the fast metabolizing gene. Unfortunately, you can’t know for sure to which group you belong without genetic testing. In the meantime, it’s probably best to ensure your heart’s health by keeping consumption of caffeinated items to a minimum.

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