One of the side-effects of stimulants is that they suppress the appetite.
Some people aren't able to function without a morning coffee. In this Moment of Science, we'll look at how caffeine in coffee makes you feel more awake.
Does caffeine counteract certain ugly side effects of alcohol? Is there any reason to be wary of mixing the two substances?
Anyone who has quit smoking knows that there is a strong possibility they’ll gain weight. One of the really interesting things about the nicotine in cigarettes is that it works in two ways. When you take a long drag, it acts as a tranquilizer, but when you inhale in short puffs, it acts as a stimulant.
When you first happen upon that special someone, you start to feel romantic, passionate, giddy and euphoric. These feelings aren’t purely psychological. If we were to take a blood sample, we’d discover high levels of certain chemicals in your blood.