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What are the long term effects of 5 Hour Energy?
Last Updated: 17th May, 2021
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Simply so, can 5 hour energy cause health problems?
Specifically, too much caffeine can cause nervousness, trouble sleeping, nausea, vomiting, rapid heartbeats, and higher blood pressure. Many makers of energy shots say children and those who are pregnant, nursing, or sensitive to caffeine should avoid the beverages. 5-Hour Energy advises no more than two bottles a day.
Subsequently, question is, can 5 Hour Energy kill you? But beware: the energy drink, and others like it, may result in death, heart attacks or “spontaneous abortions,” according to according to filings with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Additionally, the company said they were “unaware of any deaths proven to be caused by the consumption of 5-Hour energy.”
Also know, what are the negative side effects of 5 Hour Energy?
In addition to caffeine, 5-Hour Energy contains B12 and two other B vitamins — folic acid and niacin — that can have negative side effects when consumed in excessive amounts. Niacin causes flushing of the face and skin, nausea, vomiting, and possibly liver toxicity, Blake says.
How Long Does 5 Hour Energy last in your system?
Half-life is the amount of time it takes for a quantity of a substance to be reduced to half the original amount. So if you've consumed 10 milligrams (mg) of caffeine, after 5 hours, you'll still have 5 mg of caffeine in your body. The effects from caffeine reach peak levels within 30 to 60 minutes of consumption.