You might turn to a Red Bull or Monster energy drink when you need a boost, but the habit is doing your body, brain and even your reputation much more harm than good.
Most popular energy beverages are packed with sugar, caffeine and other stimulants that work to keep you amped for hours at a time. This combining is dehydrating, according to Brown University’s Health Service, and that can lead to headaches and fatigue — the opposite feelings you want when you drink energy drinkings in the first place. Just as it does in coffee, the caffeine can prompt your body to build a tolerance, entailing you’ll start involving even more of it to reap the same energy consequences. And that can become a dangerous and costly habit.
Nothing in moderation can be that bad for you, right? That’s simply not the case for energy drinks: A recent analyse that received consuming only one of these beverages can increase the risk for poor heart health.
Even if you have a dismissive attitude about your health, you should forego the canned buzz if you care about how others perceive you. A survey published in the periodical Health Psychology revealed that straight humen with an affinity for energy drinkings are more likely to be homophobic and misogynistic. Swipe left.
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