CAFFEINE & LSD: EFFECTS, ORIGIN, AND HISTORY

When people hear the term “drug”, they often think of some poisonous, forbidden substance. But believe it or not, if you’ve ever taken a sip of some coffee or taken a pill to ease a fever, you’ve actually used drugs before! Let’s take a look at one legal drug and Continue Reading

CAFFEINE & LSD: EFFECTS, ORIGIN, AND HISTORY

When people hear the term “drug”, they often think of some poisonous, forbidden substance. But believe it or not, if you’ve ever taken a sip of some coffee or taken a pill to ease a fever, you’ve actually used drugs before! Let’s take a look at one legal drug and Continue Reading

Is caffeine a drug?

Hey there, here is our latest question. Dear auntie, why is caffeine a drug? Well caffeine is considered a drug because it is an addictive substance. The Food Drug Administration, that’s the FDA, reports that caffeine is generally recognized as safe, although ingesting more than 10 grams daily may be Continue Reading

What Caffeine Does To Your Brain And Body

Brainy Dose Presents: What Caffeine Does To Your Brain And Body Caffeine is the most widely used stimulant on the planet. It’s cheap and easily accessible – available in natural sources, such as: coffee, tea and cocoa; as well as an additive: in sodas, energy drinks, medications, weight-loss pills and Continue Reading

How does caffeine keep us awake? – Hanan Qasim

Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers. Most of this caffeine is consumed in coffee and tea, but it’s also ingested in some sodas, chocolate, caffeine pills, and even beverages labeled decaf. Caffeine helps us Continue Reading

The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

Millions of Americans use caffeinated beverages every day as a pick me up. It is after all the world’s most popular drug and with new caffeine infused products like energy drinks, gum and even beef jerky hitting the shelves, our love affair with caffeine shows absolutely no signs of slowing Continue Reading