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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 primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...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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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?

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 there some addictive hidden ingredient in coca cola besides the caffiene and sugar?

Sugar & Caffeine: Sugar & caffeine are addictive enough. There is no reason for anything else to be added to make it very addictive. Watch "sugar: the bitter truth" by robert lustig md on youtube for more information. He specifically talks about coke. ...Read more

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I drank 4L Coca-Cola for malaise and Celiac symptoms yesterday. I worked long. Suddenly, my other eye vision went blurred. Recovered after sleep. Why?

I drank 4L Coca-Cola for malaise and Celiac symptoms yesterday. I worked long. Suddenly, my other eye vision went blurred. Recovered after sleep. Why?

Too much caffeine: You may have experienced the results of too much caffeine, brought about by 4 liters of cola. This amount of caffeine can cause a number of neurologic symptoms and may explain the visual problems. If the blurriness recurs, see an ophthalmologist. Refrain from caffeine overdosing in the future as this is a poor choice for malaise and celiac symptoms. ...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 causes itching after drinking a coca-a-cola?

What causes itching after drinking a coca-a-cola?

ITCHING COCA-COLA: YOU COULD BE ALLERGIC TO THE INGREDIENTS, LIKE A PRESERVATIVE. CHECK THE LABEL AND FIND OUT. EMAIL THE COCA-COLA COMPANY AND ASK THEM. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Does coca-cola contain cancer causing chemicals?

Does coca-cola contain cancer causing chemicals?

I am: 100% sure it does, probably you will never get coca cola to admit it. Do not drink that stuff. ...Read more

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Why is it that other caffeine products such as pepsi relieve coca cola withdrawal?

Why is it that other caffeine products such as pepsi relieve coca cola withdrawal?

Caffeine is caffeine: The caffeine in pepsi is the same caffeine that is found in coke, coffee, or any other product that contains it. Pepsi and coke are very similar in terms of their caffeine content. I hope that answers your question! ...Read more