No coffee first thing in the morning, says doctor

No coffee first thing in the morning, says doctor

Nothing quite hits the spot like a cup of coffee to help wake you up in the morning.

Doctor reveals why you shouldn't drink coffee first thing in the morning
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A morning ritual is a sacred thing.

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How you start the day is unique to you; you might get out of bed, shower, eat breakfast, etc. or you do the reverse.

Whichever works best for you, there is no doubt that one aspect of the morning ritual is almost universal - at one point the kettle is boiling, ready for that first cup of coffee of the day.

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Unfortunately, Dr Karan Rajan has upset many coffee lovers with his expert medical advice.

Dr Rajan is a British surgeon who has decided to use TikTok to educate his 5.2-million followers, as well as share general tips and health advice.

One of his videos caused some serious controversy in the coffee community.

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He appeared on the BBC's 'Morning Live' show and shared some morning routine advice that included why hitting the snooze button is bad and why you shouldn't check your phone first thing in the morning.

While this all seems obvious, although difficult for us, the one that upset not only the hosts but the viewers as well, was the fact that he said that you should not be drinking coffee when you wake up.

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Watch his full explanation here:

@dr.karanr #asktiktok ♬ original sound - Dr Karan Raj

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The good news is that he's not saying no to coffee altogether. 

So you still get to enjoy your bean juice, just a little later than usual.

Here are a few of Dr Karan Rajan's other videos that you might find interesting, helpful or just plain weird:

@dr.karanr Secret doctor health tips #schoolwithdrkaran #learnontiktok #secret #lifehacks ♬ Lofi - Domknowz
@dr.karanr Vitamin D #schoolwithdrkaran #learnontiktok #doctor #bbc #lifehack ♬ Night Trouble By Petit Biscuit - Tyler
@dr.karanr Reply to @guy123456783 do you need a dump a day? #schoolwithdrkaran #learnontiktok #LetsGetBackOnTrack #toilet ♬ original sound - Dr Karan Raj
@dr.karanr The balloon demo! #schoolwithdrkaran #learnontiktok #lifehack #bbc #doctor ♬ Night Trouble By Petit Biscuit - Tyler

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