Here is what you should know about energy drinks and how to make them work better for you! Most energy drinks contain caffeine, or something with caffeine in it as Guarana along with some sugar, B-Vitamins, possible some Taurine and so on. It is true these energy drinks will boost your physical and mental performance when needed. As with anything else, too much of something can be bad your health, same goes with energy drinks, do not abuse them!
If you abuse these drinks you will pay for it in some way. The biggest threat is dehydration from the stimulants as caffeine. Caffeine when taken daily in high amounts will rob your body of some vitamins and minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, B-Vitamins, Potassium, even sodium. This may not affect you right a way, but rest assured it will catch up to you and you will pay for it. These types of drinks can be addictive, use in moderation is the key. If you drink these energy drinks as Red Bull, Monster energy, 5 Hour Energy, Rockstar energy etc daily, take extra vitamins/minerals and drink more plain water to off-set any deficiencies.
Here are some indications (energy drink side effects) you may be drinking too much of these energy drinks:
- Rapid Heartbeat
- High blood Pressure
Also it is highly not recommended to mixed energy drinks with medications or alcohol, doing this could lead to serious consequences. If you use these energy drinks products as directed, they seem to be very safe for most people. If you are allergic to caffeine, you should not be drinking these types of drinks at all and remember, drinking more is not better, use only as needed and directed and you will be much better off.
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