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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sugar ; Caffeine: I am not sure what you mean by 'safe'. But, these drinks have nothing special that in any way benefits health.

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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
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In general: I don't usually recommend energy drinks. That being said on occasion they are probably aren't the worst thing in the world. I'm not familiar with eco, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Potentially yes: Firstly, if you do not have adequate energy to perform your daily tasks, it is likely that there is something else wrong - diet, exercise, other healt ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on your: Health. Energy drinks are almost never good for you. However, how bad they are for you depends on your state of health. If you have any heart, stomach ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid it.: It is not healthy. It has very high sugar and Caffine content. 5 times more than a cup of coffee.It makes you more alert for a short time, but it ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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32 years experience Psychiatry
Energy drink: If heart problem & consume to excess.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Definitely Not: Energy drinks are "heart attack in a can" both cause increase adrenaline release and lead to adrenal exhaustion after a while. To have abundant non-hy ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Caffeine/stimulants: Caffeine and stimulants can cause you to have less of an appetite for a short while after drinking. The acidity sometimes can also give you mild stoma ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Caffeine & sugar: Read labels. Your "energy" drink likely contains a fair amount of caffeine & loads of sugar calories. Have you noticed how you "crash" after the caf ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: but depends on how much your drink. A single 5 hour energy has about the same amount of caffeine as 2 large and strong cups of coffee, so it is proba ... Read More
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