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Caffeine Withdrawal Classified As Mental Disorder

By Alexandra Fleischman | June 17, 2013

coffee, caffeine, coffee addiction, caffeine addiction, caffeine withdrawal
coffee, caffeine, coffee addiction, caffeine addiction, caffeine withdrawal

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More than once, I’ve suffered through a bad headache only to realize, midday, that somehow I left my regular cup of coffee out of my morning routine. Annoying as it is, it’s an easy problem to fix…with a cup coffee.

According to the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, caffeine withdrawal is a mental disorder, as reported by The Wall Street Journal. Read More

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Decaf Latte? Maybe Not! – Drink Day with Elizabetta Tekeste

By mahir | November 10, 2010

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Welcome back everyone! This week, by request, we’re discussing caffeine. How do you take the caffeine out of coffee? Is it addictive? Let’s shed some light on the number one consumed stimulant in the world.

Defining Caffeine:

Caffeine is a bitter, white crystalline xanthine alkaloid, a psychoactive stimulant drug first discovered in 1820 by German chemist, Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge. Psychoactive simply means it acts on the central nervous system affecting, behavior, mood and perception. It also restores alertness, increases metabolism and acts as a painkiller.

Removing Caffeine

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