Nutrition Myths

Tag - allergy

Caffeine allergy

Caffeine allergy, or allergy to caffeinated beverages such as coffee, is very rare. The known symptoms are hives (urticaria) and anaphylaxis.


Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening reaction to foods, such as milk, peanuts or tree nuts that narrows the airways and blocks breathing. Anaphylaxis requires an immediate shot of adrenaline (epinephrine) and medical attention. The most common symptoms...