Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

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Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:54 pm

A 57-year-old man in Kampong Speu drank 2 energy drinks.

He had a heart attack and died.

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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:44 pm

Didn't realise this was such a public health issue:
Energy Drinks and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of Current Literature, Muhammad A Mangi, Hiba Rehman, Muhammad Rafique, and Michael Illovsky, Cureus. 2017 Jun; 9(6): e1322.

The safety of EDs and shots remains debatable, as there are a number of cases where they have produced adverse events in patients. Recently, ED-associated emergency visits have sharply increased [3]. They are often found in combination with other substances, such as alcohol and drugs of abuse, which further potentiates the effect of EDs [4]. EDs have been recognized to cause cardiovascular changes, particularly cardiac arrhythmias [1]. These cardiovascular changes can lead to morbidity and mortality [5]. This article will focus on cardiovascular changes associated with EDs, ingredients of EDs, pharmacokinetics, and the mechanism of EDs. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5501707/

Randomized Controlled Trial of High‐Volume Energy Drink Versus Caffeine Consumption on ECG and Hemodynamic Parameters Emily A. Fletcher, PharmD; Carolyn S. Lacey, MD; Melenie Aaron, BS; Mark Kolasa, MD; Andrew Occiano, PharmD; Sachin A. Shah, PharmD

Background-Caffeine in doses <400 mg is typically not considered arrhythmogenic, but little is known about the additional
ingredients in energy drinks. We evaluated the ECG and blood pressure (BP) effects of high-volume energy drink consumption when compared with caffeine alone

Conclusions The corrected QT interval and systolic BP were significantly higher post high-volume energy drink
consumption when compared with caffeine alone. Larger clinical trials validating these findings and evaluation of noncaffeine ingredients within energy drinks are warranted https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10. ... 116.004448

Energy drinks increase your heart attack risk within 90 minutes of consumption Dena Schmidt, staff writer | November 17, 2018

To increase energy levels, most people reach for a cup of coffee or tea. However, in recent years, energy drinks have been the pick-me-up of choice, especially among younger people.But, here’s the warning: Researchers from the University of Texas at Houston have found that these high-caffeine, high-sugar beverages have a negative impact on heart health.

Within just 90 minutes of having one of these drinks, blood vessels can constricts dramatically – by as much as half in some cases. This reduces blood supply and nutrients to the body’s organs and inhibits their function. https://www.naturalhealth365.com/energy ... -2772.html
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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

Post by Brody » Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:30 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:44 pm
Didn't realise this was such a public health issue:
Damn man you're behind, quit playing around in the friggin fish-bowls so much and keep up on the latest literature.

You're CEO's Surgeon General for Christs' sake. We depend on you.
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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

Post by aisaexplore » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:44 pm

Really? I didn’t know it could really happen, but only 2 drinks?
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Re: Man Overdoses on Energy Drinks

Post by Khartoum » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:18 am

Aside from the cardio issue, heavy consumers also risk liver damage. That said, users of daily vitamin supplements risk taxing the liver as well.

https://alternativehealthscience.com/ca ... er-damage/
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