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Does prolonged exposure to caffeine cause mutations within human cells?

Caffeine has been linked to insomnia, irregular heartbeats in some people, anxiety reactions, upset stomachs, increased blood pressure, increased body temperature and alarmingly, has associations with embryo and fetal development. The Food and Drug Administration recommends that pregnant women avoid caffeine, but concrete proof is not as yet been realized.

To answer your question, studies have not shown or indicated what you have asked. However, the link with stillbirths, miscarriages, and birth defects may eventually show a connection.

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