Cardiovascular Health Question.?

I’m doing a project on cardiovascular health and i wanted to know if energy drinks or dietary supplements have a negative affect on your heart.

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  • Excuse Me 4 Being A Good Citizen

    Yes they do. Energy drinks are usually packed with caffeine and sugar. Your heart rate rapidly increases and you have a higher risk of dehydration.

    Long term side effects of caffeine:
    •Insomnia
    •High Blood Pressure
    •Osteoporosis
    •Infertility
    •Heart Diseases

    A small study showed:

    "Within 4 hours of consuming the energy drink, the maximum systolic blood pressure (the higher of the two blood pressure measures, when the heart compresses), increased by 7.9 per cent on day 1 and 9.6 per cent on day 7.

    Within 2 hours of consuming the energy drink, the maximum diastolic blood pressure (the lower of the two blood pressure measures, when the heart relaxes between beats) went up 7 percent on day 1 and 7.8 percent on day 7.

    Heart rate increased by 7.8 per cent on day 1 and 11 per cent on day seven.

    Over the period of the study, heart rates went up between 5 and 7 beats per minute and systolic blood pressure went up by 10 mm mercury (Hg) after having the energy drink."

    This shows what supplements are considered heart healthy
    http://www.prevention.com/health/health/natural-remedies/dietary-supplements-heart-health-and-more/article/747086b7e773e110VgnVCM10000013281eac____/

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