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Are You Suffering from a Caffeine Overdose? How Much is Too Much?

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Are You Suffering from a Caffeine Overdose? How Much is Too Much?

While it depends a lot on the person, a dose as little as 500 milligrams of caffeine and up could potentially produce some symptoms of caffeine overdose. Some people feel fine, or their perceived “normal,” drinking around 500 milligrams, while others feel sick and weak very quickly.

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Cities Looking to Ban Certain Energy Drinks Due to Health Risks

Posted by on February 4, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Cities Looking to Ban Certain Energy Drinks Due to Health Risks

Cities are considering a restriction on energy drinks because recent studies show they are tied to health risks. A study for the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration that found the number of emergency room visits involving the drinks rose from about 10,000 in 2007 to more than 20,000 in 2011. The study said energy drinks can cause insomnia, fast heartbeat and seizures.

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