- Words: 4458
- Length: 16 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 89941717
Caffeine dependency/addiction may contribute to "insomnia, digestive disorders, gastric irritation, headaches, as well as exacerbated PMS symptoms and emotional irritability," (Hunt, 1999) each potential components of depression. To counter the need for a caffeine "fix," gradually introduction decaf as substitute, albeit decaf also has between 2 and 33 milligrams (mg.) caffeine per 8-ounce serving.
Full-strength coffee has 145 to 272 mg.. A person may also substitute herbal drinks or drink peppermint