Cardiovascular Complications of Energy Drinks

  • Higgins J
  • Yarlagadda S
  • Yang B
N/ACitations
Citations of this article
30Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

Energy drinks (EDs) are gaining popularity every year with a broad consumer base including athletes, amateur competitors, and even those experiencing work-related fatigue. Evidence indicates that a significant number of individuals who consume EDs experience resultant morbidity and/or mortality, with a preponderance of cases involving teenagers and young adults. Adverse effects of ED consumption may occur in healthy persons, however certain individuals may be particularly susceptible to complications. At-risk populations include those of young age, the caffeine-naïve, or caffeine-sensitive, pregnant women, competitive athletes, and those with underlying cardiovascular disease. This paper summarizes the cardiovascular complications associated with ED use and provides suggestions on consumption of these drinks in various populations.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Higgins, J., Yarlagadda, S., & Yang, B. (2015). Cardiovascular Complications of Energy Drinks. Beverages, 1(2), 104–126. https://doi.org/10.3390/beverages1020104

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free