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  •  whole milk + Nestle Quick + 5 Hour Energy (2+ / 0-)
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    Larsstephens, Crashing Vor

    combine and steam it up like we used to do with Espressos.

    •  I just read abt 5-Hr and other energy (2+ / 0-)
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      Crashing Vor, wbr

      drinks misstating the amount of caffeine, examining perhaps 13 deaths, many nonfatal heart attacks, convulsions, etc, and a spontaneous abortion.
      5-Hour energy deaths

      Man, I'm going fast enough so I never tried any.

      How many of these kids have graduated from the "gateway" speed of their youth? A speed-type drug, I understand, has an opposite effect on kids going too fast. As a child ages, would the ADD drug effect become more of a go-faster instead of a calm? Is super-caffeine-ing replacing the drug? Don't know, just wondering.

      I ♥ President Obama. ~ Yes, we did. Again.
      NOW: Hands off SocSec, Medicare and Medicaid. NO Grand Bargain.
      Rich pay a bit more. DoD take a bit less. End war on Afghanistan sooner.

      by OleHippieChick on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 05:35:02 AM PST

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      •  Yes. (3+ / 0-)
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        Knockbally, OleHippieChick, wbr

        As an adult with ADHD, caffeine helps but does not in any way replicate the effects of amphetamines. (Although if I drink iced tea the way I like to drink liquid, I get heart palpitations.)

        I think I feel on amphetamines the way the neurotypical person feels after the first swallow of coffee. I don't get high or twitchy. My brain just works.

        When you come to find how essential the comfort of a well-kept home is to the bodily strength and good conditions, to a sound mind and spirit, and useful days, you will reverence the good housekeeper as I do above artist or poet, beauty or genius.

        by Alexandra Lynch on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 08:09:58 AM PST

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      •  I once tried a Starbucks brand (0+ / 0-)

        energy drink in a can, containing taurine, guarana, and goodness knows what else.

        Once it kicked in, I felt like I was tripping.  I was able to manage the effects, and even enjoy it.  But since then, I will never touch anything more speedy than espresso.

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