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    That's interesting about the tea. For myself though I have been sensitive to black tea, green tea, coffee, coffee diet pills, too much chocolate. I get the sane over wired, shaky jittery feeling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drumroll View Post

    The effects of tea on psychophysio... [Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2007] - PubMed - NCBI

    Black tea, despite the caffeine content, was shown to lower cortisol levels effectively in individuals who drank multiple cups a day.

    Sooo... There may be something else to blame in the coffee causing the elevated cortisol, but since black tea lowers it, I doubt caffeine is the cause.
    Or something else you find in tea that significantly counteracts the caffeine that lowers it for that matter.... Ah, confounders. Is there a caffeine only trial on this somewhere?

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