Energy drinks may not mix well with medications, RD says

07/8/2011 | WOWK-TV (Charleston, W.Va.)

Caffeine and other ingredients in energy drinks can interact with medications, potentially affecting the liver and causing inflammation, says registered dietitian Kate Alie of West Virginia State University. Alie says the drinks can cause irritability, insomnia and high blood pressure, and adds that the best way to increase energy is to get a good night's sleep, eat breakfast and exercise regularly.

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