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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Boost Nutritional Energy Drink

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How many times a week can I have the alcohol free Red Bull energy drink, without facing any real side effects or increased blood sugar?

How many times a week can I have the alcohol free Red Bull energy drink, without facing any real side effects or increased blood sugar?

Caffeine & sugar: An 8 oz. Can of Red Bull energy drink has 27 grams of sugar and 80 mg of caffeine and traces of B vitamins. Diabetics should avoid. This liquid sugar load causes a spike and then crash in blood sugar. It's not healthy any day of the week. ...Read more

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What are common side effects that come with drinking energy drinks?

What are common side effects that come with drinking energy drinks?

Headache/palps: High blood pressure can cause headaches and palpatations from arrythmias. Its a stimulant. Pts with cardiovascular issues should not take. ...Read more

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If you take ritalin (methylphenidate) and energy drinks what can happen, side effects?

If you take ritalin (methylphenidate) and energy drinks what can happen, side effects?

A Lot: Dose of Ritalin (methylphenidate) if 5 mgm, and an oz of ED,
I think you can wait out your entire life to say
" Good gracious Lord, nothing happened.
"Why Lord? "

Now go on adding the doses
120 mgm of Ritalin (methylphenidate) and few gallons of ED, monstrous looking cans
Lets see how long it takes for you to ask the Lord
"Why Lord"
It will be pretty quick response from the Lord ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and energy drinks have side effects.

Do protein shakes and energy drinks have side effects.

Protein shakes: Protein shakes are concentrated sources of protein, usually whey. We usually are not allergic. Concentrated protein ingestion can strain kidneys and can promote kidney stones. Drink a lot of fluid. Energy drinks contain caffeine or caffeine like substances as well as sugars. These are not healthy for us. Can make you jittery, nervous, angry, agitated, or have palpitations. ...Read more

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Are there any longterm side effects resulting from consuming energy drinks?

Are there any longterm side effects resulting from consuming energy drinks?

Yes there are...: Energy drinks result in brain stimulation by providing excess caffeine and/or Amino Acids that the brain turns into stimulating neurotransmitters. Therefore you can develop the same physical and cognitive side effects as someone using cocaine. So buyer beware! ...Read more

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Are energy drinks, like "boost" or the Atkins diet energy drink ok for a no carb diet?

Are energy drinks, like "boost" or the Atkins diet energy drink ok for a no carb diet?

Energy Drinks: First there is no medical or health benefit from 'energy drinks'. These drinks are usually high in caffeine and/or sugars. I would read the labels and if there are any carbs in the drink recommend that you not ingest it.

But, in general I would recommend avoiding these unnecessary and non-nutritional drinks all together. ...Read more

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Is there any side effecg for ginko biloba? Since I am drinking energy drink with that content when I study.

Is there any side effecg for ginko biloba? Since I am drinking energy drink with that content when I study.

Ginko Biloba: This herb has been around for a very long time. Ginkgo biloba is one of the longest living tree species in the world. Ginkgo trees can live as long as a thousand years. Generally, it is a safe natural herb, but here is a link describing all the benefits and side effects from WebMD.
http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-333-GINKGO. Aspx? ActiveIngredientId=333&activeIngredientName=GINKGO ...Read more

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How can I boost my energy besides drinking energy drinks?

How can I boost my energy besides drinking energy drinks?

Sleep?: Are you getting enough sleep? Many adults try to get by on 4-6 hours of sleep per night. Try to aim for 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Try to go to bed at the same time each night. Also avoid using smartphone or tablets right before bedtime. The light from these screens can interfere with sleep. End screen time usage an hour before bedtime. ...Read more

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I've been getting this tingling feeling on the left side of my neck and armpit. I just recently stop drinking energy drinks, I drank them for over 2 y?

I've been getting this tingling feeling on the left side of my neck and armpit. I just recently stop drinking energy drinks, I drank them for over 2 y?

Hard to say: The stress involved in withdrawing from the stimulants might be causing muscle tightness in the neck and some pinched nerves. With your other conditions and risk factors, despite your young age, I might also want to be reassured by assuring that there was no evidence the symptoms might represent angina. That is symptoms associated with your heart not getting enough blood. An exam would help. ...Read more

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Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Probably not: There are many active ingredients in engery drinks, but taurine, glucuronolactone, and caffeine are the main ones. None of these in a usual energy drink are going to be harmful if taken in moderation (not more than 2 per day). However, taurine can accumulate, although it is not an Amino Acid and therefore does not technical result in stone formation! ...Read more

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What, if any, are the long-term effects of regular energy drink consumption?

What, if any, are the long-term effects of regular energy drink consumption?

Caffeine: Long term caffeine effects - depends on how much you are drinking. I would generally advise from not over consuming them. Chose other healthier sources of energy like healthy food, sleep and exercise! ...Read more

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What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

What effects do guarana and taruine from energy drink have on the human body?

Caffeine ; calming: Guarana is a main source of caffeine in energy drinks, which is a natural stimulant. I am really not sure why energy drinks have taurine, which is an Amino Acid that has a calming effect on the nervous system ; does not make people feel energetic. My best guess is that because the first energy drinks had taurine all the others have it because people now expect energy drinks to have it! See comment:. ...Read more

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What are the energy drink effects on someone with adhd?

What are the energy drink effects on someone with adhd?

Effects differ: While some may experience a paradoxical calming affect, others may become more agitated or have worse concentration issues. It is also difficult to truly regulate caffeine dosing, so do not feel caffeine would be a replacement for therapy and/or oral medication if it does have a calming affect. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

None: Caffeine, the "active" ingredient, in most energy drinks (along with lots of sugar and some other nutrients of dubious value) is not harmful to the eyes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take activist syrup and a rock star energy drink?

Is it ok to take activist syrup and a rock star energy drink?

Drinks: Neither syrup or drink are recommended the syrup may have been pulled from the market and heart attacks and death have been reported with the syrup ...Read more

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Please explain which energy drink do you recommend for strength?

Please explain which energy drink do you recommend for strength?

None of them: Proper diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle is what I recommend to anyone for strength. Energy drinks are mostly caffeine, sometimes with unnecessary vitamins or additives that really are unnecessary and useless for most people. These can give temporary "strength" or "energy" to people, but do not improve health. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to drink an energy drink and then work out?

Please advise if it's bad to drink an energy drink and then work out?

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

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What do you think about the energy drink verve from the vemma company? Is it healthy?

No endorsement: There is an unwritten rule here. We do not advocate or endorse a product. But, I can very plainly say that these 'energy' drinks are in no way healthy. Sugar and caffeine are nothing special to help with health. ...Read more

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During exercise which is best energy drink?

During exercise which is best energy drink?

NONE!: During a workout, your stress hormones will ramp you up enough if working at proper intensity. Energy drinks can cause overshoot on BP & heart rate, and heart rhythm problems. Stick to water and electrolyte drinks, especially as you approach 4-0....And beyond. ...Read more

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Can you take prednizone with a 5 hour energy drink?

Can you take prednizone with a 5 hour energy drink?

Hyper: Prednisone already makes many people feel "bouncy". Throw in a stimulant and you may not feel well at all. You may also get indigestion or stomach pain. Prednisone is an anti inflammatory medication and energy drinks often contain lots of caffeine. The combination may be too much for your stomach, too. ...Read more

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What to do if I just smoked after I drank a nos energy drink. Is that bad?

What to do if I just smoked after I drank a nos energy drink. Is that bad?

Neither recommended: Both are bad for you, smoking being the worse of the two evils. However, combining the two can increase chances of stomach and cardiac issues, such as irritation of ulcers, arrhythmias, or hypertension. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on anti-depressants and have an energy drink?

Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on anti-depressants and have an energy drink?

Mixing drugs: Mixing these drugs can be a safety risk. As well, if you inherited are biological vulnerability for bipolar illness, the combination can shift you into hypomania or mania, both of which are harmful to the brain. If you are needing more energy (common in depression), talk with your md about issues of energy, sleep, and treatment adjustments to get you better, rather than risky self-medication. ...Read more

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Does energy drink increase pulse rate?

Does energy drink increase pulse rate?

Very likely: Many energy drinks contain caffeine l-carnitine, guarana, and other stimulants, many of which can increase your heart rate. ...Read more

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Is spark energy drink safe for diabetics?

Is spark energy drink safe for diabetics?

2 parts..: In one sense 'ok' as long as <15 calories per serving

second part: howver most have lots of caffeine thet in certain patients may be detrimental to your heart

so I do not recommend to my patients. ...Read more

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Can drinking amp energy drink cause shaking and anxiety?

Can drinking amp energy drink cause shaking and anxiety?

Yes: Any caffeinated drink can cause shaking, elevated heart rate, and anxiety like experiences. ...Read more

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Can I take sleeping tablets after IV and an energy drink?

Can I take sleeping tablets after IV and an energy drink?

Don't know iv here: What do you mean by IV here. Is it a product? If so, please tell us what's in it or who makes it and resubmit your newly formulated question. ...Read more