Wellness Wednesday – Energy Drinks are More Harmful than Marijuana! (And Caffeine Alone)

Wellness Wednesday - Energy Drinks are More Harmful than Marijuana! (And Caffeine Alone)
Caffeine is one of the most popular and most widely available drugs in America despite its health risks. Caffeine in high doses is lethal, so disguising it in a sugary soda loaded with stimulants and additives makes it even easier to over consume. Please be aware and consume safely.

Sources:

Quirks and Quarks Segments: What Science Says About the Risk of Energy Drinks

SC teen overdoses on Caffeine:
http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/south-carolina-teen-died-caffeine-overdose-coroner-rules-n759716

Energy drinks are worse than Caffeine:
http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/energy-drinks-worse-your-heart-caffeine-alone-study-n751686

Energy drinks are lethal for young children:
http://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/energy-drinks-can-be-deadly-young-children-study-n249636

Monster Energy Drink linked to death:
http://www.nbcnews.com/health/monster-energy-drink-may-be-linked-5-deaths-1C6612203

Wellness Wednesday – Energy Drinks are More Harmful than Marijuana! (And Caffeine Alone)

3 thoughts on “Wellness Wednesday – Energy Drinks are More Harmful than Marijuana! (And Caffeine Alone)”

  1. It was not a "caffeine overdose" he died of a congenital heart defect that along with caffeine caused a heart arrhythmia.

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