Caffeinated Energy Drinks

August 3, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

Caffeinated energy drinks are popular among often sleep deprived adolescents. Too much of these drinks can lead to potentially serious conditions-caffeine toxicity and caffeine overdose-and in extreme cases, death. Adolescents shouldn’t consume more than 100 milligrams of caffeine a day-a limit than easily be exceeded (see table). However, people who regularly consume excessive amounts of caffeine…

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