5-Hour Energy Side Effects

Save

The two ounces of liquid inside a 5-Hour Energy shot contain numerous ingredients, including vitamins, amino acids and significant quantities of caffeine. Side effects differ depending on the specific shot. Extra Strength 5-Hour Energy contains stronger doses than a Decaf 5-Hour Energy shot does.

Energy

As an energy drink, 5-Hour Energy delivers. The original energy blend contains as much caffeine as a small cup of coffee.

Skin Reaction

The presence of niacin, also known as vitamin B3, can cause a skin reaction, called a niacin flush, that causes the skin to become red and itchy. The effects should not last more than 30 minutes.

B6 Overdose

Drinking five bottles of the original 5-Hour Energy blend can cause a Vitamin B6 overdose that leads to nerve toxicity or paralysis.

Caffeine Overdose

Ingesting too much caffeine in a short period of time can cause involuntary shaking, nausea, vomiting, irregular heart beat, panic attacks and disorientation. Gastro-intestinal pain, dehydration, diarrhea and headaches are also possible.

Risk Groups

There are many groups of people who should consult their doctor before using 5-Hour Energy. These include anyone taking prescriptions and anyone who has been directed to avoid stimulants. Pregnant women, young children, and people with phenylketonuria (PKU) should avoid it altogether.

Related Searches

References

Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

Related Searches

Check It Out

This Is the Beauty Routine of a Yelp Sales Manager

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!