How do Energy Drinks Affect your Health?

According to Wikipedia, an energy drink is a type of drink containing stimulant compounds, usually caffeine, which is marketed as providing mental and physical stimulation. Also, energy drinks are known for increasing one’s energy, mental performance, and physical performance. According to National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, men between the ages of 18 and 34 years consume the most energy drinks.

Moreover, people consume energy drink a lot and they’re not aware of its health risks and how harmful it may be. Some of the health risks are as follows; Caffeine intoxication, sleep disorders, raised blood pressure, and dental problems. Also, caffeine is the main source of energy in most of the energy products, and caffeine has a diuretic effect, meaning it increases urine production. In addition, energy drinks can increase heart rate. In 2015, the Canadian Journal of Cardiology published a study that looked at the incidences of cardiac events after energy drink consumption among adolescents, and they discovered that the consumption of energy drink among teens increased risk of cardiac events, especially in those with underlying heart conditions.


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