This is What Happens When You Drink Coffee on an Empty Stomach

6. Worsens Menopausal Symptoms

Even if you don’t consume coffee on an empty stomach, you may find that it does nothing to help the symptoms of menopause. If anything, it can make them far worse!

According to the Journal of the North American Menopause Society, caffeine enhances vasomotor symptom annoyance in postmenopausal women – including night sweats, hot flashes, flushes, and vulvovaginal atrophy. If you want your day to go smoothly, start it off with a glass of orange juice!

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