It takes two weeks to become caffeine free. There are many herbal caffeine substitutes that may help. Check out Detox Diet, an excellent guide for
cleansing the body of caffeine, sugar, nicotine, chemicals and alcohol, by Elson Haas, MD (Celestial Arts.)
If headaches occur while “detoxing” from caffeine, increase your intake of water, vitamin C and minerals. White willow bark herb can help with easing
headaches and with withdrawal.
Caffeine is clearly an addiction. Perhaps an occasional cup is safe. But if you cannot make it through the day without it, you are probably
I admit, I am a caffiene addict.
but secretlysexy, seriously it's a better addiction than alcohol, once you are completely over alcohol, then you can start giving up the caffiene.
But don't go cold turkey.
[Edited on 2-10-2004 by worldwatcher]