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Caffeine does not present the compelling physical, mental and emotional health risks of typical addictive substances, but it does present some of the physical dependence associated with addiction, according to WebMD. Liv...

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The negative side effects of GAKIC include shakes, nervousness, nausea and vomiting due to 300 milligrams of caffeine per serving, according to a review by Dietspotlight.com. More serious side effects include increased h...

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Chocolate contains caffeine, so it acts as a stimulant and increases the heart rate. A study from the National Center for Biotechnology Information also finds that chocolate has a protective effect on the cardiovascular ...

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The topic of sugar addiction is still controversial among scientists, but as of 2014 scientists are slowly reaching a consensus that overeating sugar results in behavioral and neurological changes that mimic addiction. H...

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Abuse of amphetamine, the active ingredient in Adderall, can cause tolerance, dependence and addiction, according to Drugs.com. Specific side effects of the drug include sleeplessness, loss of appetite and high blood pre...

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An opioid addiction is a physical dependency on substances that contain opioids. Opioids are found in some prescription medications and in illegal drugs such as heroin.

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College students keep healthy by scheduling their hours of study around appropriate eating and sleeping habits and by moderating their use of substances such as caffeine and alcohol. However, it is common that a combinat...

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