Tag: caffeine

  • Brain and relaxation drinks – the new fad

    You’ve seen them advertised an on store shelves – drinks with names like Neuro, IDrink, and Dreamwater promise that their combinations of hormones, neurotransmitters, and related amino-acids will keep you relaxed, focused, happy, and improve your sex life. We’ve seen these sorts of promises before from unregulated dietary supplements. The problem is that, since these […]

  • Coffee’s darker side: What do you expect from caffeine?

    Do you think of caffeine as a drug? A highly addictive drug? If so, you are in the minority, but you’re also correct. Why is caffeine considered addictive? Caffeine is an addictive drug that produces several of the same withdrawal symptoms as many other drugs typically considered as dangerous and addictive (i.e. tobacco, cocaine, heroin). […]