Argumentative Essay About Caffeine Addiction

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Being addicted can lead to other things, making it harder for the person who might feel like their already trapped or stuck, it’s like a snowball effect, a snowball rolls down a hill and collects more and more until it takes out everything in its path, even if that means you. Sometimes being addicted can make someone lose their house, job, or even their family, which can make them fall into a depressed state or can even give them anxiety. Some people really do want to get help for being addicted, but what would the point be if you had nothing, if you had to start your life all over again? How would you build that trust back with your friends, your family? Why would someone want to stop something that made them feel worthy or just forget about …show more content…
Caffeine is a stimulant to the nervous system. A stimulant is a type of drug that creates a false sense of energy. Some kids can be sensitive to caffeine and have a “crash.” This means someone, most likely, consumed in too much caffeine at once and your body clears out that caffeine out of your system, so all of the energy someone just had, drained out of their body and is now having a “crash.” Your body quickly absorbs caffeine but it also rids itself of the caffeine quickly. Consuming small amounts of caffeine can prevent from having a crash because your body releases smaller amounts of caffeine from your system then consuming large …show more content…
Dan’s behavior was starting to show that he was unable to take care of himself. Fortunately, his mother- who had suspected the computer was part of the problem- readily agreed that imposing the fast was warranted, and removed all electronics from the home. Initially, Dan became even more isolated. Most days, he stayed in bed and didn’t speak much at all. Because Dan was so depressed the fast was extended for a total of six weeks. This proved to be efficient, over the last few months, Dan got a part-time job, made friends, and started getting As and Bs in school. He put on some weight and started walking and stretching regularly. His mood, focus, and functioning all greatly improved. He is no longer

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