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12 Everyday Habits That Science Has Classified As Life-Crippling Addictions
 
1. Gaming addiction is a real thing. And just a couple of days ago, WHO  recognised it as a condition in its International Classification of Diseases.

1. Gaming addiction is a real thing. And just a couple of days ago, WHO recognised it as a condition in its International Classification of Diseases.

2. Bodybuilding addiction, known as bigorexia affects people of all kinds and not only bodybuilders as the name suggests.

2. Bodybuilding addiction, known as bigorexia affects people of all kinds and not only bodybuilders as the name suggests.

3. Internet addiction refers to an excessive use of the internet that often disrupts your daily life and causes other health problems.

3. Internet addiction refers to an excessive use of the internet that often disrupts your daily life and causes other health problems.

4. Like any other addiction, social media addiction also refers to a compulsive desire to stay updated on social networking sites.

4. Like any other addiction, social media addiction also refers to a compulsive desire to stay updated on social networking sites.

5. Although the jury is still out on binge watching, we decided to include this due to the actual problems it causes.

5. Although the jury is still out on binge watching, we decided to include this due to the actual problems it causes.

6. Pornography is fun when you are 15, but it can become a habit often leading to an addiction.

6. Pornography is fun when you are 15, but it can become a habit often leading to an addiction.

7. Caffeine causes mild addiction in those who consume it way too much. Basically all of us who need a cup of coffee to get started might be addicted.

7. Caffeine causes mild addiction in those who consume it way too much. Basically all of us who need a cup of coffee to get started might be addicted.

8. Food addiction works in the same

8. Food addiction works in the same 'reward system' way porn addiction does.

9. Shopping addiction is something a lot of us deal with. And we all know how badly broke it makes us.

9. Shopping addiction is something a lot of us deal with. And we all know how badly broke it makes us.

10. Workaholism is an actual condition, irrespective of how much pride one may take in announcing it to the world

10. Workaholism is an actual condition, irrespective of how much pride one may take in announcing it to the world

11. Applying lip balm may seem like an ordinary thing during the winter but like most addictive substances, it makes your body crave mo.

11. Applying lip balm may seem like an ordinary thing during the winter but like most addictive substances, it makes your body crave mo.

12. Chewing ice is a real thing. People do that. Most of them do it because of stress or iron-deficiency.

12. Chewing ice is a real thing. People do that. Most of them do it because of stress or iron-deficiency.

13. Psychogenic polydipsia or water addiction is a condition where you cannot help but feel the need to constantly drink water.

13. Psychogenic polydipsia or water addiction is a condition where you cannot help but feel the need to constantly drink water.

 
 
 
 
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