FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT

Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 100 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.

Consumption of synthetic energy drinks linked to greater risk of dementia and stroke

Consumption of synthetic energy drinks is linked to greater risk of dementia and stroke.Recent clinical research studies has shown that drinking synthetic energy drinks may increase the greater risk of dementia and stroke.

The primary ingredients of most energy drinks are caffeine and sugar. Many synthetic energy drinks also contain aspartame, the artificial sweetener that has been linked to neurotoxic, metabolic, allergenic, fetal, and carcinogenic effects.

Recent clinical Research studies published in the American Heart Association’s journal  found that drinking synthetic energy drinks is linked to a greater risk of stroke and dementia.

The study found that people who reported drinking at least one artificially sweetened drink a day compared with less than one a week were 2.96 times as likely to have an ischemic stroke, and 2.89 times as likely to be diagnosed with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease

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