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Anxiety Disorders: Caffeine And Its Effects On The Body

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Most people drink caffeine at least once a day. More people than expected drink caffeine more than once a day or consume high amounts of caffeine in one day. Some people may be addicted to caffeine without knowing and may be experiencing some side effects of caffeine.Caffeine has many effects, including addiction, change in temperament, and many withdrawal symptoms.

According to experts caffeine is the world’s most widely used stimulant due to the popularity of coffee, tea and soft drinks (Leepson 1). Caffeine is naturally in coffee, tea and many soft drinks. It is a stimulant and targets the central nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. Caffeine is a xanthine type drug which is alkaloid in nature, giving it a nitrogen base
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It can cause caffeine induced anxiety disorder causing a person to constantly worry and be unsettled. It is also known to cause hyperactivity and poor sleeping habits due to caffeine blocking chemicals that communicate with the brain. People who drink a lot of caffeine are known to be irritable, and have high anxiety levels and muscle tension. Caffeine can also slow reaction time. When someone drinks caffeine, it stops or slows down chemicals that need to get to the brain, but do not get to the brain causing many problems with the central nervous…show more content…
It affects many body symptoms causing serious health problems. It mainly affects the central nervous system, increasing the level of dopamine, and epinephrine causing a chemical rush in the brain. It also affects the gastrointestinal tract, the cardiac system, muscular system and the renal system. Caffeine can increase the risk of developing cancer or osteoporosis or cause hypertension, hyperactivity, or hypertension in muscles. Caffeine is a drug in the body, but is rules “safe” now considering it a hidden
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