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Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks

In this article we are going to talk about the combination of the alcohol and energy drinks and its negative effects on people`s body and mind. Energy drinks are becoming more popular every year, and people who love the taste of alcohol and energy drinks think that that it is a good idea to mix those two. But they are actually wrong, since the combination of the energy drink and alcohol can be very dangerous for their health. It can cause various medical conditions, but mostly heart problems.

Negative Benefits of Alcohol and Energy Drink

There are a lot of the people who just love the combination of energy drink and alcohol and they usually say that the taste of the energy drink helps them to drink the alcohol easier. Some say that they are able to do their everyday activities normally after they have been drinking the combination of the alcohol and energy drink all night. Some studies have shown that it is very dangerous to drink the cocktail that contains both alcohol and energy drink. People who drink it a lot are more prone to become alcoholics.

An excessive consumption of alcohol is affecting the brain. People who have had too much alcohol the previous night will feel fatigue or drowsiness. There is a catch with energy drinks, because they send the fake energy to the body. A person thinks he/she can act just normally, but actually, the person is not really alert. The amount of caffeine in the energy drink is responsible for this fake energy. Often, people who have combined the alcohol and energy drink can have unreal perceptions. There is a lot of caffeine in every energy drink and it is responsible not only for the fake energy of the body, but for the improper work of the nervous system as well. The nervous system can affect the work of the heart and its rhythm, which can very easily lead to cardiovascular diseases. There are also some other medical conditions such as palpitations and high blood pressure that can be caused due to too much caffeine.

Excessive consumption of alcohol causes the dehydration of the body due to the alcohol and this state is called hangover. It is believed that energy drinks can actually make the hangover worse. Both alcohol and energy drinks are diuretics and make a person urinate a lot, which leads to the loss of the water in the body. Therefore, they both can worsen the hangover and dehydration. We have given you a couple of reasons why it is not good to mix alcohol and energy drink. You should really try drinking those two separately and make sure that you know when to stop drinking. 

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