Demystifying Medicine Video

The effects of caffeine on human health have been a common topic of debate within the scientific community for decades. Caffeinated beverages are some of the most widely consumed beverages among students and adults. While literature has shown that caffeine has mentally stimulating effects, the other short- and long-term effects on human health are unclear. The prevailing focus for many years has been on the negative consequences of caffeine on human health and symptoms such as dehydration and insomnia. Also, caffeine is considered to be addictive in nature. While recent studies have proven several of these ideas to be untrue, many misconceptions about caffeine still exist today. This video presents misconceptions about caffeine that are commonly held by university students and it uses scientific literature to disprove these claims.

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