Most people love consuming this drink to keep them from crashing in the afternoon, even students love it because they think that this drink keeps them from sleeping at night.
Unfortunately, they risk suffering from heart attack and stroke. A can of Red Bull causes many negative effects to the human body system.
What do they really do?
They lead to stroke and cardiovascular issues because they make blood sticky, not just red bull but energy drinks in general. Your blood stream will be the same as that of patients with cardiovascular diseases after you have had a can of Red Bull. People are deceived by many energy drink companies that their energy drink has a similar effect as a cup of soda or coffee.
A short burst of energy might be experienced mixed with an accelerated reaction. There are lots of sugar and artificial sweeteners added to these products to get similar effect from caffeine.
No one knows for sure the exact effect of the ingredients found in most energy drinks on the human body unlike caffeine.
These drinks have various properties like, allergenic, aspartame, fetal, carcinogenic, neurotoxin properties.
It is a vicious cycle having to take another due to cravings.
Some energy drinks are banned in some countries.
Dr Mercola said that, In 143 countries about 3.5 billion cans of Red Bull were sold last year. At regular intervals questions regarding the safety of this energy drink keep rising but sales keep on sky rocketing as energy-addict keels over.
Statistics shows that compared to water bottles, energy drinks are mostly sold.
These drinks are becoming increasingly popular in some countries but in others, they are banned in order to prevent health damage.
The possible health complications energy drinks might cause have been identified by some countries like, Uruguay, Denmark and Norway. Also, it is illegal for children under 16 in Kuwait after the death of 2 national squash team members who died of heart attack after taking it.
Who is at high risk?
Red bull increases the risk of blood clotting and affects blood vessel function. if you have any of the following symptoms, avoid these drinks in order to prevent stroke.
- Caffeine sensitivity
- Blood clotting disorder
- Cardiovascular disease
- Pregnant women and lactating mothers
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
Boost your energy naturally
It is not complicated to boost your energy naturally. Just add more omega-3 fats to your diet and eat energy giving foods. Get rid of grains and sugars, they both have a long-lasting effect on your energy
Avoid stressful situations and exercise regularly. This reduces the chances of you taking any energy drink.