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Can Energy Drinks Be Bad For People With Dvt
DVT: This can get tricky. If the energy drink has added vitamins in the mix, then it could have additional vitamin k in it. If you are taking warfarin for a blood thinner for the dvt, then it is possible that the vitamin k will work against the affects of the warfarin making the adjustment of the correct dose of the warfarin more difficult to attain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deep venous thrombosis is a clot within the deep veins of the leg. The blood clot causes pain and swelling of the calf. This is a concerning condition, because if the clot breaks loose, it can travel to the lung and become lodged there, blocking blood ...Read more
This is debatable: A lot of energy drinks contain too much sugar. The energy boost often comes from added caffeine. There are many other ingredients that are not necessarily regulated and have varying degrees of effects or side effects. I refer you to the following link for a commentary on the rising concern of energy drinks. www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/blogs/daily-dose/2013/04/11/energy-drinks-health-risks-incr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 health problems, and that the way to fix that is to fix that. Secondly, they are mostly caffeine, and excessive caffeine is not good for us, and can cause anxiety, raise blood pressure and pulse, cause insomnia. Very high doses can cause serious harm. ...Read more
Talk to a trainer: or a sports medicine physician, and neither of them would recommend it. Energy drinks are not all the same - some of them are just caffeine, others have large amounts of sugar, and some have caffeine plus a lot of other stuff of unknown usefulness - like vitamins and taurine. In some cases, they are no different than a good strong cup of coffee, and others are caffeine OD's waiting to happen. ...Read more
How bad are energy drinks for you? Usually every weekday, i drink 1litre emerge with caffeine content of 30mg/100ml. How bad is this?
Energy drinks: Caffeine is the main active ingredient in energy drinks, and excessive consumption may acutely cause caffeine intoxication, resulting in tachycardia, vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, seizures, and death. Taurine is another ingredient an Amino Acid abounding in the brain of humans and a participating factor in certain subpopulations of epilepsy patients. The bigger problem with these drinks is apathy. ...Read more
Why is drinking coffee everyday bad for you i drink coffee everyday and have energy drinks like twice a week and am 17 what health risk will i have?
Caffeine: Calling caffeine, taurine, and sugar 'energy' is one of the modern day's snake oil gimmicks. These chemicals, not needed for health, cause your heart muscle to work harder and faster than it needs to do. It is aging your heart faster than you would be aging naturally. Caffeine and taurine are also telling your brain that you cannot live without them. They are highly addictive. ...Read more
I like to drink the green monster energy drinks, but i've heard they are bad for you. Is this true? If so, why?
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