Chili Peppers Alcohol Substitute that avoids drunkenness and hangovers has been discovered
The term Alcoholism is a disease killing 2.5 million people in the US each year, but you are not alone anymore AlcoholSubstitute.com is here to help thought research and development of a safe alternative.
We’re often asked whether there’s a cure for alcoholism Often this is by a concerned partner or friend, and sometimes it’s by someone who suffers from the disease. Like many diseases, however, the answer lies between yes and no.
The problem with alcohol is that the brain doesn’t simply forget. All those days consuming alcohol mean that the brain has become used to copious amounts of alcohol in the body. This results in tolerance and so on.
The big question has always been this: If the brain can be rewired to crave alcohol, can it be re-rewired to not crave it again? Almost like an undo button on a word processor.
Trouble is, the brain isn’t like a word processor. Patches cannot be installed through a convenient medium (although how cool would it be to be able to upload vital information directly to the brain?), and we cannot reboot. Instead, behaviors have to be learned.
Pavlov’s Canine Experiment and Alcoholism
This takes us to a canine experiment: Pavlov’s dogs.
Pavlov was a Russian scientist who was famous for his progressive ideas. He got a load of dogs and would ring a bell when they were fed. He realized that the dogs would associate the bell with food, so he measured how much the dogs salivated when he rang the bell and didn’t put food down. The dogs salivated more when the bell was rang.
As Pavlov noted: “Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.”
This leads us to the idea of conditioning. The question is this: How do you reverse this process?
Well, it turns out it’s not so easy. The brain is designed to learn things, and it doesn’t tend to forget things that it has learned, not wholly. A conditioned response is one that usually stays.
So, what has this got to do with alcohol? Surely the drool of dogs cannot really be likened to a chronic condition such as alcoholism?
Ah, but it can. Alcoholism is a learned process in many ways. Consider this: If a dog can be taught to drool at the sound of a bell, a human can be taught to anticipate and want alcohol if there is a pleasant stimulus. In this case, alcohol stimulates the brain.
Conditioned Response and Alcoholism
To further drive the point home, what happens when you order a meal to be delivered at home? If you see a vehicle with a pizza chain emblazoned on the side pull up or perhaps a man with a box walking to the door, you’ll start salivating. Try it and watch the window.
That’s not something we learn in the womb. That’s a conditioned response. In this case, the pleasant stimulus is food.
So why does conditioning play a big part in alcohol? Well, alcohol stimulates production of certain chemicals in the brain, and these make us feel good. We drink a bit more and then it eventually produces a sedative-like effect. This is because it binds to GABAA receptors. This is the body’s “reward” for drinking alcohol.
If alcohol consumption leads to alcoholism, the body also inflicts a “punishment” for stopping: withdrawal. What this means is that the body gets used to alcohol stimulating various receptors, and it cannot function without it.
There are some who claim that alcoholism can be cured. Personal stories abound of people never touching alcohol again after going to AA or receiving certain treatments. For some, alcoholism can be overcome, although whether it is cured is debatable. The other issue is that those who drink a lot are not necessarily alcoholics, so they may not undergo withdrawal. In addition, some people may not experience severe cravings and so on.
Personal stories are beguiling as they are easy to relate to, and we’re also conditioned to believe personal stories. This is because our learning processes are designed to help us learn from our surroundings (Don’t go near the lake; little Jimmy fell in the other day and was eaten by a crocodile). A story helps us to imagine the situation and learn artificially from that other person’s situation.
The hard evidence is that alcoholism is a lifelong condition Why? Because although you read about the odd person “never” experiencing cravings again, thousands of people in virtually identical positions do not experience the same cure.
Time and training are the most important aspects of alcoholism treatment While you’ll never get rid of the cravings completely, you can diminish them and train yourself how to avoid situations involving alcohol.
This is why at AlcoholSubstitute.com we are searching for alternatives through research on the Capsaicin and its medicinal benefits which are well known. In fact, there are over three thousand studies on the health benefits of capsaicin (cayenne’s active ingredient) and cayenne pepper.
It regulates blood pressure, strengthens the pulse, feeds the heart, lowers cholesterol, thins the blood, cleans the circulatory system, heals ulcers, slows hemorrhaging, speeds healing of wounds, rebuilds damaged tissue, eases congestion, aids digestion, regulates elimination, relieves arthritis and rheumatism, prevents the spread of infection, numbs pain, and more.
So let’s talk some food science! That painful burning associated with the consumption of a chili pepper comes from compounds known as capsaicinoids, the most well-known of which is capsaicin. (FUN FACT: Capsaicinoids are derived from the compound vanillin, which gives vanilla its delicious taste and smell.) Surprisingly, their “hotness” or “spiciness” is not a taste but rather a sensation. There are no taste buds associated with capsaicinoids.
When they reach the tongue, capsaicinoids interact with a special type of protein located on the surface of nerve cells. This protein, called TRPV1, acts a sensor for the cell giving it information about the outside world. Normally, TRPV1 gets turned on by physical heat, like a fire, above 109?F (43?C). This signal will turn the nerve cell on to allow it to trigger other nerve cells that will carry the message to the brain that it has to respond to this dangerous temperature (think of it as your neurons playing telephone). When capsaicinoids interact with TRPV1 they also turn the protein on and cause the same signal to be transmitted to the brain into thinking it is being burned even though there is no real heat present. Note: TRPV1 is actually present on nerve cells in many locations on the body so this burning sensation can be experienced elsewhere, which is why you should always wash your hands after dealing with chili peppers, especially before touching your eyes!
Now that we know why peppers are hot, you might be asking yourself, “Why exactly would anyone seek out this burning sensation?” The answer to this question can be found in the way our brains are wired. Capsaicinoids trick the brain into thinking it is being burned, which is a painful experience, through the transmission of neurotransmitters. Remember, earlier when I said your neurons play telephone. Well, when your body senses pain somewhere like the tongue that message has to make it to the brain. The message is sent from the location it is initially generated to the brain through a network of neurons by talking to each other via neurotransmitters, which are essentially chemical messages. One such message produced by capsaicinoids is substance P, which transmits pain signals. The brain responds by releasing another type of neurotransmitter known as endorphins. Endorphins are the body’s natural way of relieving pain by blocking the nerve’s ability to transmit pain signals. Additionally, the neurotransmitter dopamine, responsible for a sense of reward and pleasure, is also released. In essence, for some people eating large amounts of spicy food triggers a sense of euphoria similar to a “runner’s high”.
Today AlcoholSubstitute.com is developing a method using the capsaicin molecule to fool the brain in order to make believe that this is alcohol instead.
“If we can produce industrially an alcohol substitute which is not a drug, which is transparent and odorless like water and that can be mixed to any soft drinks or any non-alcoholic drink recipes, we will solve a worldwide social problem and become the global leader once the product hit the market with direct economic benefits for the company” said Reynald Vito Grattagliano US Citizen – Self-made scientist and inventor.
To achieve our goal we need to purchase sophisticated laboratory equipment to extract the capsaicin molecule in order to create a new one that will have the same effect on the brain than alcohol, but without the addiction, the hangover and the ill effects.
If you read more about capsaicin beside the burning effect it also gives a light euphoric effect that does not impair your senses but really makes you feel better and happier.
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