When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.
While caffeine consumption has not changed among children and adolescents since 1999, the sources have, a new study says. Between 1999 and 2010, a steady 73 percent of children ages 2 to 11 consumed caffeine on any given day.
Before you reach for an energy drink, decide whether increased blood pressure and a prolonged QT interval (an abnormal heart rhythm) is the buzz you’re after.
From energy drinks to mixed drinks, get the facts about your favorite beverages.
Many people turn to highly caffeinated, sugar-laden, stimulant-containing drinks as a pick-me-up in a can. Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov offers his advice.