Avoid This Beverage To Reduce The Risk Of Having A Stroke And Heart Attack
Only a single can of Red Bull can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke! Energy drinks, such as Red Bull, are high in caffeine and make the blood thicker, which in turn leads to heart issues and stroke.
For this reason, Bull has been banned for consumption in France from 1996 – 2008, alongside Uruguay, Denmark and Norway. In addition, it this drink is forbidden to people under 16 in Kuwait, as it caused a heart attack in two boys aged 16 and 21.
According to Dr. Mercola,
“Energy drinks can be found in every store and nowadays are extremely popular. People are buying them more than they buy bottled water and they are becoming the most acquired products from the beverage business.
Although people are worried about the safety of these energy drinks, the previous year 3.5 billion cans of Red Bull were sold.
The main ingredients in energy drinks are caffeine and sugar found as sucrose, glucuronolactone and glucose. Energy drinks are responsible for boosting your energy quickly but they don’t have long-term effect. Although commercials are convincing people that drinking several energy drinks in a row will make them feel like a hero- that is not true.”
Benefits of Red Bull ( according to their official website)
- Increased endurance;
- Increased metabolism;
- Improved concentration and reactions speed;
- Improved performance;
While energy drinks provide the same effects as soda or coffee, they leave you next to nothing when the effects wear off, making you reach for another energy drink to boost your energy levels. Even though the manufacturer of Red Bull doesn’t recommend more than two cans daily, their official website doesn’t mention this – it only says that drinking a can of Red Bull equals a cup of Java coffee.
Although the side-effects of Red Bull are not known, it contains Asparatame, an artificial sweetener with fetal, allergenic, carcinogenic, neurotixic, and metabolic effect.
Do Energy Drinks Have Any Benefits?
In comparison to soda drinks, Red Bull contains a small amount of vitamin D and taurine. However, these ingredients cannot replace the negative effects of sugar and caffeine, whose long-term effects on the human body are unknown. This is a huge issue since people under the age of 30 drink a couple of cans daily and often drink it along with alcohol.
Who Should Avoid Energy Drinks?
Besides children, people with the following issues should avoid energy drinks as well:
- People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome;
- People suffering from any blood clotting disorder.
- People with high blood pressure or under constant stress should avoid energy drinks as they have adverse side-effects on the blood vessels, causing blood clots to appear.
- Pregnant or lactating women;
- People with high blood pressure;
- People under constant stress;
- People with caffeine sensitivity;
- People with a predisposition to cardiovascular diseases;
Deadly When Combined with Alcohol
Combination of energy drinks and alcohol is actually a combination of depressant and stimulant. This dangerous mix is often practiced by young people and it is believed that it can cause a heart attack.
According to a recent Italian study published in the Clinical Autonomic Research Society, Red Bull caused a “postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) associated with a vasovagal reaction,” in one young Italian volleyball player. According to the study, “Considering the widespread use of Red Bull among young people who are often unaware of the drink’s drug content, this case report suggests the Red Bull to be considered as a possible cause of orthostatic intolerance.”
Orthostatic intolerance occurs when a person sitting stands up suddenly and thus increases his heart rate. It is associated with chronic fatigue syndrome, meaning that you should avoid energy drinks when feeling fatigued. Alcohol increases your insulin levels and it poisons your brain as it is a potent neurotoxin.
OTHER WAYS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY LEVELS
Causes of Constant Fatigue
- Unhealthy diet;
- Insufficient sleep;
- Consumption of low-quality foods;
- Lack of physical activity;
- Negative emotions;
Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels
- Exercise regularly;
- Release the emotional stress and negativity with the help of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT);
- Eliminate sugar and grains from your diet;
- Eat according to your nutritional type;
- Sleep when you are tired;
- Increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acids;
Source : www.myhealthytraining.com