Energy drinks are gaining popularity among people across different age groups in order to boost the energy level. Frontiers in public health have published an article wherein it says that energy drinks may have a negative impact on the health of the people primarily for children and teen agers. Drinking energy drinks may result in mental and physical problems and may cause several complications indicated by a research and development team. Increased blood pressure, obesity, anxiety, heart trouble, and kidney problems might be some of them.
Energy drinks should be avoided as it offers short-term result but may lead to several mental and physical problem in the long term. So, it is recommended to avoid especially to children and teen agers. Further, mixing of alcohol with energy drinks with alcohol may have a severe negative effect on the body of the person consuming it. This is a dangerous mix which may harm your body more harshly.
In addition, there is a certain amount of caffeine mixed with energy drinks and this should be limited to an extent so that it doesn’t affect the body of the person who is drinking it. Other ingredients used to make energy drinks are water, caffeine, certain vitamins, sugar, minerals and stimulants such as taurine, guarana, and ginseng. The amount of caffeine used is average for adults but may have the adverse impact on the health of children and teenagers. Sugar content and caffeine are the main ingredients that would result in mental and physical problems. So, before drinking an energy drink, keep in mind that it may create problems such as stress, stomach aches, shortness of breath, and irritation.