How to Boost Your Brain Without Caffeine


If your brain isn’t firing on all cylinders, your first thought might be to reach for a cup of coffee or a Red Bull. But there are some serious drawbacks to relying on caffeine for a brain boost. It’s only temporary, it usually results in a crash, and it can be pretty expensive in the long run. A John Hopkins research study (PDF) found some truths about caffeine dependence in addicted coffee drinkers. Caffeine use can be associated with several distinct psychiatric syndromes: caffeine intoxication, caffeine withdrawal, caffeine dependence, caffeine-induced sleep disorder, and caffeine-induced anxiety disorder. Quitting coffee or managing your intake…

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