3Energy Drinks Shrink Your Blood Vessels:
Energy drinks, like Red Bull and Monster, are found to narrow your blood vessels, which boosts the risk of artery obstructions that lead to heart attacks and strokes. Actually, these results support previous studies, which warned about the effects of energy drinks on the heart health.
Unfortunately, energy drinks are gaining popularity among different age groups. Therefore, it is important to be well aware of the effects of those fluids on the overall health, lead study author, Dr. John Higgins, and the team of scientists at the University of Texas in Houston, confirm.
The combination of ingredients in the energy drink is found to be the culprit behind the damaged blood vessels. Indeed, the high amounts of caffeine, taurine, sugar and other herbal constituents harm the lining of arteries and veins.