Demystifying Medicine Video



Many people drink coffee daily in society. However, not many people are aware of the detrimental effects of coffee such as addiction and withdrawal. This video addresses these gaps in knowledge and encourages people to be more aware of the effects of coffee. It also suggests some ways on how they can deal with their symptoms if they do experience symptoms of addiction and withdrawal.

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