Frequent Consumption Of Energy Drinks May Cause A Failure Of The Heart – Part 3 of 3
One important question to answer is whether the effect on the heart goes up as people consume more of the drinks at a time or if it reaches a ceiling and stays there. The review also found that the systolic blood influence – the top number in a blood pressure reading – jumped by 3,5 points after participants consumed the drinks.
That’s not surprising considering the caffeine levels in the drinks. “But if this is affluent on at a chronic level, then it’s worrisome”. So what should consumers do? More research is needed and “we need to start thinking about whether we need to regulate these things better”. The cavalcade findings were scheduled to be presented Thursday at an American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans. The report has not undergone the peer-review process that research must go through in order to be published in a scientific journal.