But there are some ways a person can prevent or reduce the risk of getting the deadly disease. The first way of reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease is by drinking caffeinated coffee every day because caffeinated coffee has a mystery ingredient in it that boosts protection against the disease. The mystery ingredient is GCSF, a growth factor that increases in blood levels by caffeinated coffee. In addition, “GCSF is a substance greatly decreased in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and demonstrated to improve memory in Alzheimer’s mice.” Also, USF neuroscientist Dr. Chuanhai Cao said “the exact way that (increase in GCSF increase occurs when someone drinks caffeinated coffee) is not understood. There is synergistic interaction between caffeine and some mystery component of coffee that provides this beneficial increase in blood GCSF levels” (Cao).
Another chemical reaction that occurs is caffeine add... ... middle of paper ... ...a sip.’ On the other hand, another disadvantage of caffeine is ‘Caffeine Addiction,’ it has been proven by researchers that like drugs many people will/have an addiction to caffeine. According to a published research, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, done in, research ‘determined that caffeine drinkers who had an average of 357 milligrams of caffeine per day showed classic drug dependence signs and symptoms such as a higher tolerance for caffeine with frequent use, a persistent desire or unsuccessful attempt at limiting their intake, withdrawal symptoms when they cut back on their intake and choosing to continue consuming caffeine in spite of the knowledge that caffeine might cause them psychological and physical problems.’ The usual effects of caffeine withdrawal are ‘headaches, exhaustion, being cranky, lack in concentration and even depression.
“Effects of caffeine and coffee consumption on cardiovascular disease and risk factors” by Anna Victoria Mattioli, takes on a perspective of cardiology. Mattioli speaks about how coffee can speed up the effects of heart disease. On the other hand, “To sip or not to sip: the potential health risks and benefits of coffee drinking” by Sarah R. Taylor and Barbara Demmig-Adams; take an anthropology and evolutionary biology & ecology approach.
In the article, the author shares on the potential health benefits and also the negative side effects of caffeine consumption for adults. In addition to that, this article talks about the consequences on the consumption of caffeine on kids and adolescent. This subject is important because many of us do not realise the effects of caffeine consumptions and continues to consume it. To make things worse, caffeine is not only present in coffee. It is also present
Energy Drinks Are Harmful Introduction Consuming energy drinks such as Red Bull, Monster and the 5- Hour Energy Shot, which contains caffeine and other additives, is dangerous to an individual’s health and in some cases fatal. Manufacturers of energy drinks claim consumption of their products will improve athletic performance, concentration and reaction time, as well increase basal metabolism. However, manufacturers’ of energy drinks add additional energy-enhancing ingredients such as glucose, taurine, guarana and ginseng. Each of those ingredients has numerous adverse side effects, see table 1 on page 8. Yet, energy drink manufacturers are not required to list the amount or type of additive used in their products.
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Curcumin Herbal Supplements to Boost Memory There are different factors that may lead to AD such as cerebral deregulation, free radicals, beta amyloid, abnormal inflammation, and also oxidative stress. Curcumin Herbal Supplements help to delay the neural degradation and decrease metal-chelation as well as amyloid plaque. It’s also well known to reduce the formation of microglia. Overall, it helps the memory improvements in Alzheimer patients. Alzheimer is very destructive for the patients’ brains.
The main reason for this review is to see just how much caffeine affects the life of an average student both negative and positively and also provide a broader understanding of how it really works when we consume is as well as what it gets up to. Literature Review: Caffeine in its pure form is a drug that affects the nervous system, just like Amphadamines,Coccaine or Heroin stimulate the brain that has been disguised in our modern day lifestyle (Horne JA, Reiner LA (1996)).It has become a beverage that people are beginning to depend on without actually realising just what this drug gets up to. The side effects to it are said to be very dangerous with issues that range from stress to blood clots to heart attacks. Let us start with what it gets up to when it enters our bodies Why is it that a cup of coffee in the morning helps one to wake up? Well after one takes coffee, it travels from the stomach, into the blood stream and makes its way to the brain.
Teas have had a huge impact on America, es... ... middle of paper ... ...erse side effects. Now that we have rediscovered this ancient wonder, we need to grab hold of it and use it to our advantage. Bibliography 1. http://greentea.com/main.htm 2. http://www.coffee-tea-pots-cups.net/tea/green 3. Fujiki, H. 1996. "Japanese Green Tea as a Cancer Preventative in Humans."
“As reported in the journal Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, moderate drinkers were 23 percent less likely to develop cognitive impairment or Alzheimer 's disease and other forms of dementia” (Medical Daily) However, this is false because alcohol actually leads to decreases brain cells which increases the risk of dementia in older ages. “Small amounts of alcohol might, in effect, make brain cells more fit” (Medical Daily) Alcohol has a negative impact on the brain by making it less fit by eating away at healthy brain matter. “Alcohol in moderate amounts stresses cells and thus toughens them up to cope with major stresses down the road that could cause dementia” (Science Daily) Alcohol does help with stress, but in contrast to the little positive impact it greatly decreases brain health and well being by reducing brain cell size. Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages. Going teetotal can reduce the risk of dementia by creating a cleaner brain en... ... middle of paper ... ...an lead to brain deteriorating diseases during elderly years.