Positive and Negative Effects Of Energy Drinks On Athletes

positive and negative effects of energy drinks

Energy drinks are causing positive and negative effects on athletes

In other articles we have discussed a lot of negative effects that energy drinks can cause to dental health. Some new research has shown other negative effects on our health as well. This study shows positive and negative effects of energy drinks on athletes.

Some negative effects of energy drinks on athletes are an increase of insomnia, nervousness and high levels of stimulation in the hours following competition. Some positive effects were that the athletes saw improvements of between 3 and 7 percent in their sports performance.

The four year study which was conducted by researchers from Camilo Jose Cela University observed top athletes who took the equivalent of three cans of energy drink or an energy drink placebo before their competitions.

Read more about this study and the positive and negative effects of energy drinks by reading the article found on Med India here: Energy Drinks Cause Insomnia and Nervousness in Athletes.