Today you will learn the good, the bad, and the creepy that happens to your body when you ingest one of these popular energy drinks. Until now, you were aware of the bad effects of these types of drinks in your body, but did you know that it also has an effect on your mind?
The dangers of energy drinks that you don’t know
Energy drinks are a pump composed of caffeine, sugar, and stimulants that can keep you awake for more than a week. But what you probably did not imagine is really how bad they are for your mental health.
A new study conducted by the Frontiers journal talks openly of the effects that the consumption of these drinks produced in our body and in our heads. The problem lies in the amount of caffeine (more than 8 times the content of a cup of coffee), mixed with sugar and stimulants, such as guarana, taurine, and ginseng.
The mixture of danger: Caffeine, sugar, and stimulants
The health risks associated with this mixture rangE from anxiety, aggressiveness, and erratic behavior to the increase of the bloodstream, kidney damage, fatigue, stomach problem, and obesity.
What is the worst part of energy drinks?
Many of the consumers of this type of drink mix it with alcohol and ingest it in large amounts. This added to mask the effects of alcohol, can cause alcohol poisoning.
The experts posit that the amount of caffeine contained in these drinks should be regulated by the relevant bodies, and to prohibit the sale and distribution of these beverages to minors.
Be careful with the consumption of energy drinks, because you can get much more than wings.