This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine - Deepstash
Coffee As An Addictive Substance
  • Coffee is the world’s most popular psychoactive drug, with over 80 percent of American adults having it daily.
  • Quitting caffeine produces withdrawal symptoms like

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This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine

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  • When we have coffee, it gets absorbed in our gut as well as in our bloodstream. As the chemical is soluble in water and fat both, it can easily enter the brain.
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The chemistry of the brain changes when a person takes a regular intake of caffeine, as it grows more adenosine receptors.

Eventually, it takes more caffeine to feel the effects, a...

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The good news is that the caffeine habit is easy to break, as your brain sets to baseline levels in about two weeks of caffeine resistance.

The withdrawal symptoms only persist for about

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