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  1. 1. Caffeine Joseph Sales Preston Tsang
  2. 2. History Of the Drug • Earliest record of caffeine consumption is 2700 b.c. in China in strong hot brewed tea • Coffee Originated in Africa around 575 A.D. when the beans were used as money and were consumed • Arabs and Mexicans drank coffee regularly • World’s first caffeinated soft drinks: 1880s • Caffeine was recognized by the FDA as being “safe”
  3. 3. Classification and Nicknames  Classified as below a mild stimulant  No real nickname for caffeine but some of the nicknames for coffee which contain lots of caffeine:  Mojo  Battery Acid  Bean Juice  Brew  Brain Juice  Cup Of Jo
  4. 4. How the drug affects the body  Legal  Raises Blood Pressure and Heart Rate  Mild alertness to heightened anxiety and body tensions  Coffee jitters  Headaches  Disorientation  Nausea
  5. 5. Possible dangers Long Term  Aggravate heart problems or nervous disorders  Addiction  Adrenaline Short Term o Headaches o Nausea o Exhaustion o Confusion o Irritability
  6. 6. Common treatments for addiction  Drinking another drink or beverage  Ex:  Caffeine free soda  Juice  Water  Gatorade
  7. 7. Foods/Drinks that contain caffeine

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