Highly caffeinated and sugar-laden energy drinks have caused concern among health professionals. What do you need to know before taking a sip?
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Excessive caffeine—which is found in high doses in energy drinks—can cause a number of health problems, including elevated heart rate, hypertension, and anxiety.
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Young people and adolescents should beware of energy drinks.
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Peter Lund, MD, discusses the health effects of energy drinks.
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Pittsburgh pediatrician Anthony Kovatch, MD, a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, discusses the health effects of highly caffeinated energy drinks.
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Energy drinks are all the buzz these days, particularly as controversy rises on the impact they have on the human body.