Caffeine

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by set6ac4
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Chemistry
Grade:
10

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Caffeine

Long-Term Effects- dehydration - fast heart rate (damage)- spike in blood pressure - unable to sleep- depression (moods) - anxiety (jittery)- headaches (nervous system) - addiction (withdrawal)

Street Names- shock, surge, baja blast, code red, etc.- referred to according to name of beverage

Ingesting- mouth - inject

Caffeine

Forms- coffee, soda, chocolate, ice cream (flavor), pills, pain relievers, energy water, energy drinks, alcoholic energy drinks, fueling gels, etc.

Statistics- >68 million Americans: 3 cups of coffee/day- believed that 3/4 of regular coffee users are addicted to it- coffee derived from over 60 types of plants

Short-Term Effects- blood pressure increase- improve athletic performance- dehydration

Where It Comes From- coffee beans - cacao pods- kola nuts - ilex plants- guarana seeds - etc.

- a central nervous system stimulant

Caffeine is legal.- No penalty (unless illegal actions follow)


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