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do energy drinks cause cancer

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
I doubt it: Energy drinks contain caffeine and vitamins. Caffeine hasn't been linked to increased cancer risk.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: The 'energy' is dominantly caffeine related. Would worry more about heart associated issue than cancer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I doubt it: It's an irrational glamor mix of caffeine and some common chemicals that are naturally part of your body that probably do very little for you. I would ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Pain at bending your back or twisting your body is a musculoskeletal problem and not one that would be triggered by intake of energy drinks.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastritis: Gastritis may become chronic and last for quite awhile.
A female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Drinking an energy drink would not cause a miscarriage.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Any caffeinated drink can cause shaking, elevated heart rate, and anxiety like experiences.
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes it can be: "small amounts" to an adult are NOT small amounts to a child. Energy drinks are primarily caffeine, which can have effects on children's growth, and u ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not pleurisy: I agree that that caffeine does not cause pleurisy. As to why you get chest pain with coffee (just caffeinated coffee or any hot liquid),I haven't a ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Energy drinks: Putting camp into a drink will not do anything more than putting in lots of caffeine, which stimulates camp. It's an energy drink. It will not affec ... Read More

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