Wednesday, 26 March 2014

"Energy Drinks and ADHD"

By Anastasia Khramova

Energy drinks, coffee, tea, yerba mate, coke, pepsi and other energy drinks that support your energy during the day have made it possible for you to stay awake during the day without any sleep.  Or some sleep. Caffeine as well all know it, is added to drinks like Coke and Pepsi. Even Mountain Dew.

Caffeine as we all know it affects the central nervous system. Caffeine stimulative effects hail from both a reduction in the obstruction by adenosine and constraint of neuronal activity. Stated Wikipedia. Wikipedia also stated that, there are four known adenosine receptors, in which can make you addicted to caffeine. A1 and A 2A are two subtypes. that caffeine ( theoretically ) antagonizes. And in which creates this addiction. 

Taking over 300 mg off approximately three cups off coffee , tea or Coke can give the drinker a headache, migraine, and intoxication can be the number one cause in three cups of expresso. 

Science and statistics show that children who have ADHD show signs of ADHD later in adult hood wills how signs of addiction. Addiction can include, drug abuse, and even alcoholism. Statistics and research shows. 

It is also very common that it shows that , statistics say that, it's common children with ADHD is five to ten times among adult alcoholics then it is with people among with the condition it's self. 

Research asks this very intense question of why do people with ADHD usually have this addiction problem? 

WEBMD answers this question. People with ADHD tend to be more impulsive and likely to have behavior problems, both of which can contribute to drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say. Also, both ADHD and alcoholism tend to run in families. A child with ADHD who has a parent with alcoholism is more likely to also develop an alcohol abuse problem. Researchers have pointed to common genes shared between ADHD and alcoholism.

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