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Abstract Title:

Energy Drinks and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of Current Literature.

Abstract Source:

Cureus. 2017 Jun 7 ;9(6):e1322. Epub 2017 Jun 7. PMID: 28690955

Abstract Author(s):

Muhammad A Mangi, Hiba Rehman, Muhammad Rafique, Michael Illovsky

Article Affiliation:

Muhammad A Mangi

Abstract:

Energy drinks (EDs) are commonly used as a dietary supplement by young adolescents and adults. They are often used as a source of energy in order to enhance physical and mental performance. EDs contain a variety of substances, but caffeine is the main component. Safety has been the biggest concern associated with consuming EDs. Case reports, observational studies, and meta-analyses have been done in order to determine the effects of EDs on cardiovascular changes. The detrimental effects of EDs are cardiac arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, prolonged QT interval, aortic dissection, and death. In this article, we review case reports, observational studies, and meta-analyses of EDs and the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality. We also review active ingredients, pharmacokinetics, and the mechanism of action of EDs.

Study Type : Review
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Additional Keywords : Risk Factors : CK(3057) : AC(392)
Problem Substances : Energy Drinks : CK(1) : AC(1)
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Cardiotoxic : CK(722) : AC(96)

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