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Is chocolate addictive?

Is chocolate addictive?

Dependence: If you have cravings for chocolate it does not mean you have dependence, because you can go through the day without it. You also unlikely to have withdrawal symptoms. All good things are addictive in some sense. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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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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Can 5http be addictive?

Can 5http be addictive?

Basically No: Substances that can be shown to be addictive iare associated with increases of Dopamine in the nucleus accumbens when consumed. I really doubt this is true with 5http. Most likely the 5http helps one feel less anxious and one can be "addicted" to feeling less anxious. ...Read more

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Are all drugs addictive?

Are all drugs addictive?

Addiction definition: People can become psychologically dependent on any drug – or anything else for that matter. This means that the person using drugs feels they cannot cope or face the world unless they are under the influence of drugs. In contrast people can only become physically dependent on certain drugs. Physical dependency results from the repeated, heavy use of drugs like heroin, tranquillisers and alcohol. ...Read more

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Are some foods are addictive?

Are some foods are addictive?

Probably none: Addiction refers to chemicals which fit into certain brain receptors causing symptoms when not taken. Food can be habit forming, tasty and sought over and over. But there is no withdrawal pattern and craving is not considered a withdrawal pattern. So you can eat any foods without fear of addiction. ...Read more

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What in soda is so addictive?

What in soda is so addictive?

Sweetness: In most sodas the sweetness is sugar and /or corn syrup. Some have artificial sweetners. We are genetically programmed to seek out sweet things for eating and drinking. It is more of a craving than an addiction. ...Read more

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Which substances are addictive?

Great Question: How do I answer this question and it should be answered, not for substances only. The question has in fact evoked more questions in my mind when I think I have an answer From Nicotine to Caffeine From Alcohol to Heroin and in-betweens, From Eating disorders to Runners, From gambling to Promiscuity, all can be addictive. Its the pleasurable effect altering our mental state. No good answer. . ...Read more

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What are the causes of a substance to be addictive?

Simply because ..: There is a "pleasure center" in your brain designed to respond to good food, good relations, and good work. A substance or behavior that generates a more than expected reward can lead to incentive sensitization if the person is biologically predisposed to addiction. The faster the drug effect reaches and then leaves the brain, the more craving will develop, such as with nicotine or crack cocaine. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to Pexola ,which is not addictive?

It's not "addictive": Pramipexole, the generic name of Pexola, is not an "addictive" drug. I do not like the term "addictive" related to drugs anyway-NO drug is 'addictive'. Drugs CAN and DO produce physical dependency, and some people with physical dependency WILL develop addiction, but it takes far more than the drug - it takes developmental, genetic and environmental factors beyond the drug use. Anyway, it's not. ...Read more

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Is wheat addictive?

Is wheat addictive?

No: Wheat is not addictive. The other common food grains are not addictive, either. That means one can eat wheat products everyday, then stop eating wheat products, and she'll be just fine (as long as she has other nutritious foods to eat). ...Read more

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Are ecigs addictive?

Are ecigs addictive?

No doubt : Do not be fulled. This is the fastest running fad in 2013. Nicotine is nicotine no matter how you once gets exposed to it. E-cigs are not only addictive, but also harmful. ...Read more

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Is coffee addictive?

Caffeine: Most scientists would consider coffee addictive although it has many benefits when consumed in reasonable quantities. My best. ...Read more

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Is calpol addictive?

Is calpol addictive?

"Tylenol Syrup" : Addiction to tylenol also known as acetaminophen, paracetamol, calpol, and many other names, has been described in the addiction medicine literature. With calpol one gets a high dose of sugar and Acetaminophen at once and this could have a weak potentiating effect. Fortunately the addiction is weak and can be safely stopped with a little adult thinking and planning. ...Read more

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Is dayquil addictive?

Is dayquil addictive?

Not physically: Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant in dayquil that can affect seratonin and nmda receptors. According to the world health organization, dextromethorphan can be psychologically addictive, but is not physically addictive. Given the medications you are on, there is likely an interaction that should be discussed with your treating physician. ...Read more

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What causes addiction?

What causes addiction?

"Liking": Liking something whether it be a substance or activity to the point where there is a preoccupation resulting in harm.. Probably has to do with Dopamine in the brain which some people get more of a boost from than others. This is heavily genetically influenced. Some substances have such a profound effect that they tend to be more "addictive" than others-like smoked methamphetamine or nicotine. ...Read more

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Is caffeine addictive?

Caffeine addiction: Yes, caffeine is addictive. It does not often have the life damaging effects of other drugs but if you drink enough over time to become dependent you can have severe withdrawal headaches and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Is melatonin addictive?

Is melatonin addictive?

No addiction: There is no risk of developing a physiological dependence or addiction to melatonin -- meaning that your brain will not become dependent upon melatonin. Yet, as with any behavior (ie, the act of taking melatonin every night before bed) can become "addicting" or habitual thus causing a psychological addiction to needing to take melatonin for help you sleep. ...Read more

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Why is sugar addictive?

Why is sugar addictive?

Sugar addiction: You can learn a lot from "sugar: the bitter truth, " a 90 min vid on youtube by pediatric endocrinologist robert lustig of ucsf. He breaks it down so it is very understandable and also addresses the political and economic aspects of the marketing of sugar. Also, consider that sugar, caffeine, nicotine and amphetamines all have the same effect curve - a quick lift and then a "crash.". ...Read more

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Is addiction a disease?

Is addiction a disease?

Yes.: Addiction is a family disease, affecting the person who is using and all of the people who are close to the one who is using. ...Read more

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