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  1. I have had around 8-12 shots of espresso a DAY for about a week.
    I actually enjoyed the rush that the caffeine gave me. I should also say that I was the most productive at the beginning of the week, the law of diminishing results was at play here.
    Oh and no weird side effects whatsoever.

  2. Not a good idea.
    Eight shots of espresso contain 616 mg. of caffeine.
    Generally a dose between 250-500mg could produce some of the above mild to moderate symptoms, especially in those with no tolerance.
    Caffeine Overdose Symptoms: Facts and Fiction
    Caffeine overdose can result in a state of central nervous system over-stimulation called caffeine intoxication. This syndrome typically occurs only after ingestion of large amounts of caffeine, well over the amounts found in typical caffeinated beverages and caffeine tablets (e.g. more than 400–500 mg per at a time).
    The symptoms of caffeine intoxication are comparable to the symptoms of overdoses of other stimulants : they may include restlessness, fidgeting, anxiety, excitement, insomnia, flushing of the face, increased urination, gastrointestinal disturbance, muscle twitching, a rambling flow of thought and speech, irritability, irregular or rapid heart beat, and psychomotor agitation .
    In cases of much larger overdoses, mania , depression , lapses in judgment, disorientation , disinhibition , delusions, hallucinations, or psychosis may occur, and rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue) can be provoked.
    Extreme overdose can result in death . The median lethal dose (LD50) given orally, is 192 milligrams per kilogram in rats. The LD50 of caffeine in humans is dependent on individual sensitivity, but is estimated to be about 150 to 200 milligrams per kilogram of body mass or roughly 80 to 100 cups of coffee for an average adult. Though achieving lethal dose with caffeine would be difficult with regular coffee, there have been reported deaths from overdosing on caffeine pills. The exact cause of death in such cases is uncertain, but may result from cardiac arrhythmia leading to cardiac arrest .
    source: Caffeine toxicity

  3. It would depend on who is asking this question. I don’t think it’s good idea for a thirteen year old to drink 8 shots of espresso per week. This can have bad cardio affects. You can read about caffeine and negative side affects on adolescents here How Much Caffeine is Too Much for Young Adolescents?
    As far as an adult drinking 8 shots a week? It depends on your tolerance to caffeine. I have a very high tolerance to caffeine. I have been drinking coffee, since I was very young. I drink 6 to 9 shots per day. Keep in mind espresso shots have less caffeine than a cup of brewed coffee.
    One cup of brewed coffee has 310 mg of caffeine whereas a shot of espresso has 75 mg of caffeine.


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