I am a huge fan of Rockstar Recovery. It’s an energy drink from the Rockstar camp that tastes like lemonade, it’s uncarbonated and has gobs of caffeine in it.
Researchers, encouraged by the recent Four LOKO deaths, are attacking energy drinks with a renewed vigor. They maintain that the levels of caffeine in these drinks may be linked to heart palpatations and excellerated heart rate that I guess in some cases, if you are a vagina, may cause you to die. But unless the general populace…I am a Rockstar whether I’m drinking one or not…Here is the article for your parusal:
Energy drinks packed with caffeine and popular among teens and college students could be a public health hazard, according to an advisory put out by the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Even energy drinks containing no alcohol, like Red Bull and others, might pose a significant threat to the people who use them, according to researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Of particular concern are the beverages’ effects on the heart and their link to excessive drinking and drug use.
“If children aren’t used to having caffeine, that can start to affect their heart rate,” nutritionist and registered dietician Megan Fendt of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York told AOL Health. “It’s usually a short-term effect of either a heart palpitation or an abnormal heart rate.” MORE