Addicted to

Adrenaline

MORE ABOUT ADRENALINE

A few signs of being an Adrenaline Junkie

--Feelings of guilt when idle (workaholism)

--Post adrenaline depression

--Restlessness, pacing, nervous habits

--Obsessed over things that are left undone

--Strong compulsion to always be doing something


Risk Factors of being addicted to Adrenaline include an increase of cholesterol level, blood pressure, cardiac disease, stroke, high blood pressure, sleep deprivation, diabetes, obesity, panic anxiety disorder, and major depression and even cause a heart attack from being too angry!


CAUSES OF ADRENALINE ADDICTION

Adrenaline causes a feel good rush in the body. It has been proven to make us stronger, faster, and be able to stay awake longer. Adrenaline is a natural hormone in the body, but is only used in emergencies. Adrenaline junkies use adrenaline rushes to overcome boredom or stress, and becomes an addiction easily.





How to be diagnosed with Adrenaline Addiction
Many don't believe that adrenaline is something you can truly be addicted to, because its a natural hormone. But most addictions are diagnosed by people continuing to pursue a substance or activity in spite of the harm it is causing them.

Treatments to get over your Adrenaline Addiction
There is no definite cure for adrenaline addiction, like most addictions. But there are many groups to help, and in some extreme cases, a professional may be needed.


Adrenaline Addicts Anonymous
Adrenaline Addicts Anonymous is and agency that adrenaline addicts can turn to get help. They have a 12 step program for addicts to overcome it.


3 Interesting Factst About Adrenaline

1. Adrenaline is produced by the adrenal glands which are located on top of the kidneys.


2. Adrenaline is what helps people lift cars off other people.


3. Adrenaline has been proven to keep us awake for long periods of time, that's why "gamers" can stay awake for days playing video games.