Normal things you had no idea could be addictive

The truth according to science

Stars Insider

14/09/21 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Addiction

When we think about addiction, we usually jump straight to thinking about extremely harmful addiction. We think about alcohol addiction, drug addiction, and nicotine addiction. We don’t think about how somebody can be psychologically and emotionally addicted to sitting in front of the television for six hours every day as its content sends chemicals shooting around our brains, affecting our mood. The truth is that we can essentially become addicted to anything. However, some things are much more likely to become addictive because of what happens to our brains when we engage with them.

To learn about everyday things you didn’t know you could be addicted to, click through this gallery.


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