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How can I curb my addiction to coca cola?

How can I curb my addiction to coca cola?

Substitution: Coca Cola addiction is a combination of a sugar addiction and caffeine addiction. The person feels the need for instantaneous gratification and quick energy buzzes. Endorphins released and produced by physical activity may provide an adequate substitute. Recognizing the addiction to begin with is an excellent start and learning how to accept delayed gratification would be helpful. ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a condition in which a person has a strong, persistent physical and psychological need for a habit-forming substance (such as alcohol, cigarettes, or cocaine) or an activity (such as gambling). The person usually suffers physical or psychological withdrawal symptoms if he is unable to continue getting what ...Read more


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I have a bad coca cola addiction.How to beat it?

I have a bad coca cola addiction.How to beat it?

Taper off caffeine: And sugar. You can either taper caffeinated beverages themselves or switch to a caffeine pill and do it that way. If you want to taper the beverage, switch to a sugar-free variety to start, and cut back by one drink every 2-3 days. For most people, this is a 2 week process. If you are going too fast, you may get headaches. Pills have 25-50 mg, and 1-2=one drink. End up drinking just water, not soda. ...Read more

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Could i literally be addicted to coca-cola? I drink at most a half of a 16.9 floz every day?

Could i literally be addicted to coca-cola? I drink at most a half of a 16.9 floz every day?

YES: Half of a 16.9 oz coke has 5 1/2 tsp of sugar in the especially unhealthy form of high fructose corn syrup.Sugar is very addicting & nearly 2 tbsp. Is quite a bit. It also has caffeine, which is addicting.See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/news/sugar-addiction for good articles on sugar addiction & http://texasfarmersmarket.Org/the-hazards-of-drinking-soda/ aspartame is also addicting & unhealthy! ...Read more

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I drink a lot of soda durin the day like pepsi or coca cola it so addictive nd can't stop, there one thing i want to is drinkin a lot of soda harmful?

Yes, very: The high sugar in sodas risks weight gain, Insulin resistance, and ultimately type 2 diabetes. So-called "diet" drinks aren't safe either -- there are associations between drinking them and risk of strokes. Having been through this myself, i can tell you it's very do-able to shift from colas to plain water, teas, and sparkling waters free of chemical poisons. It's hard at first, yet worth it! ...Read more

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Is coca cola zero bad for weight?

Is coca cola zero bad for weight?

In general, No: It is sugar free, and despite some arguments about artificial sweeteners triggering Insulin release--calories you don't eat/drink you do not have to burn to get rid of. Just don't drink to excess as it is caffeinated! ...Read more

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Did coca cola ever have cocaine in it?

Did coca cola ever have cocaine in it?

Yes: the original formula did contain cocaine but it has been several decades since it did. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of addiction to pain medication?

You Change......: Addiction is a psych diagnosis. It sounds like physical dependence to a drug, but it goes a big step further. Example: you go to a friend's (relative, neighbor, total stranger, you don't care) house and use the bathroom. You look through their medicine cabinet and take a bit of whatever you want. Physical dependence is when you go through withdrawls when you suddenly stop a medicine. Big diff. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of gambling addiction?

Troubles: Gambling addicts are unable to control their gambling in spite of negative consequences in their work and family lives. Mutual support helps: gamblers anonymous for the gambler, gam-anon for their families and friends. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addiction to social media?

What are the symptoms of addiction to social media?

Troubles from it: Similarly to other addictions, you have it if you do it instead of doing other important things, if you think about it all the time, if you cannot stop doing it even though you realize it is detrimental., etc etc. Also, if you are irritable after spending time doing this. ...Read more

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