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Energy drinks such as RED BULL, ORNAMIN, etc.
levels of dopamine, a chemical in the brain's pleasure
are typically consumed for fast energy. They
center. All of these physical responses make you feel as
contain high concentrations of caffeine and
sugars and ephedrine, taurine, ginseng, carnitine,
creatine, ginkgo biloba and inositol.
Because caffeine is a stimulant, energy drinks can lead to
heart palpitations, anxiety and insomnia -- it also can make
When drunk before a strenuous workout or a
you feel jittery and irritable. Over time, caffeine can become
challenging game of football or basketball, they
addictive. It is also a diuretic -- it causes the kidneys to
remove extra fluid into the urine. That leaves less fluid in
the body. So drinking an energy drink while you're
Ingredients in energy drinks work as a diuretic thereby
can be particularly dangerous. The combination
of the diuretic effect acan severely dehydrate
It is reported that it takes 9 gallons of water (within 2
days) to flush one, sugar free can of Red Bull out of the
Other ingredients can also be problematic. For example,
the stimulant ephedrine, an ingredient in many
decongestants, can cause heart problems. In 2001, two
Regular stimulant drinking can lead to heart problems
California high school students fainted after ingesting
energy drinks containing ephedrine. Because very little research has been done on the long-term health effects of
The physical effects of the ingredients make you ‘feel’
consuming excess amounts of taurine and other
ingredients in energy drinks, many health experts advise
Caffeine blocks adenosine (a brain chemical involved in
pregnant women and young children to avoid them.
sleep) causing neurons in the brain to fire.
Although the manufacturers claim that energy drinks can
improve your endurance and performance, many health
experts disagree. Any boost you get from drinking them,
Thinking the body is in an emergency, the pituitary gland
they say, is solely from the sugar and caffeine.
initiates the body's "fight or flight" response by releasing adrenaline. This hormone makes the heart beat faster and
the eyes dilate. It also causes the liver to release extra
In 2000, Red Bull was banned in France following the death of an
sugar into the bloodstream for energy. Caffeine affects the
18 year old Irish athlete having drunk four cans.
Red Bull drink lifts stroke risk: Australian study
Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:26pm EDT By Rob Taylor
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Just one can of the popular stimulant energy drink Red Bull can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, even in
young people, Australian medical researchers said on Friday.
The caffeine-loaded beverage, popular with university students and adrenaline sport fans to give them "wings", caused the blood to become sticky, a pre-cursor to cardiovascular problems such as stroke.
"One hour after they drank Red Bull, (their blood systems) were no longer normal. They were abnormal like we would expect in a patient with cardiovascular disease," Scott Willoughby, lead researcher from the Cardiovascular Research Centre at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, told the
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