Energy drink deaths. What took so long?

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  1. Morrisb

    Morrisb Well-Known Member

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    It's crack in a bottle. 15 hours? :jj: You gotta be suicidal to try those. Plus, they smell like piss.

    http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-monster-fda-20121023,0,181549.story

    "Amid increasing scrutiny of the fast-growing energy drink industry, federal health officials are investigating reports that five people have died since 2009 after consuming Monster Beverage Corp.'s energy drinks.
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    I haven't had one in a while because of my diet, but I actually like the taste of Red Bull. A buddy of mine drinks 2-4 Monsters a day, he just drinks them like you would a bottle of water or any soft drink..
     
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    In the lawsuit filed last week, Wendy Crossland and Richard Fournier said their daughter had consumed two 24-ounce Monster energy drinks in a 24-hour period in December. A few hours after drinking the second can of Monster, Anais Fournier went into cardiac arrest and never regained consciousness, according to the suit. Her autopsy report attributed her death to "cardiac arrhytmia due to caffeine toxicity."

    I know a girl who drinks them daily. She was in the hospital for heart issues not that long ago.
     
  4. newcastlefan

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    I like the taste of red bull and the extra caffeine is pleasant but some of those drinks are loaded with nacin. I think Women who are bleeding could pass out from the momentary drop in bp that causes during the flush.
     
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    My Aunt drank two Rock Stars.... having never had an energy drink in her life....

    She felt so sick she went to the hospital.... and her heart stopped.... they brought out the paddles and zapped her back to life....

    She was dead for a minute.... she said she saw nothing on the other side...
     
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    I was on a Red Bull & vodka kick for a short time 5 or 6 years ago. It was the closest thing to bringing me back to the old days of drinking all night and doing blow, at least from a staying awake standpoint. I stick to boring old coffee for my caffeine fix nowadays.
     
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    I saw a guy take niacin and his face turned purple. :jj:
     
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    Coca-cola has killed thousands, maybe not as quick but in the end the results are just the same.
     
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    Finally :cheer:
     
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    Anyone remember that shit called Sparks?

    Fffffuuuuck, I'd get shit-hammered on those things and try and pass out and be buzzing in bed all night thinking I was having a heart-attack.
     
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    Doesn't Howard promote this shit too . . .
     
  12. newcastlefan

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    yeah it causes the blood vessels in your skin to dilate. you get flushed. someone menstruating probably can experience a significant drop in blood pressure for the 15 minutes it takes your body to get rid of the excess, as all the water and blood rushes to your skin. i bet the girls blacked out and hit their heads.
     
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    I had a friend in his late 20s who was drinking a lot of Red Bull, bastard gave himself kidney stones.
     
  14. newcastlefan

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    he promotes anything someone will pay for him to promote. he's always done that (i remember him selling an aroma disc)
     
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    Play it safe, stick to cocaine.
     
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    can get that from drinking loads of cola too. i think the phosphate in it does that.
     
  17. telecaster

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    I remember drinking that shit and red bull/vodkas while doing blow at a party at my house. That's how stupid we were. I thought I was having a heart attack, my friends included. My girlfriend at the time had a bottle of valium and I had to eat three of them so my heart wouldn't explode. Never again.
     
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    Some cunt I work with comes in with five or six huge monsters, has like two or three of them lined up on the desk. Fucking bitches heart is gonna give out
     
  19. Chimney Portions

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    Exactly. The government fucking subsidizes High Fructose Corn Syrup and GMOs that are shown to cause cancer in European studies, but watch, they'll jump on this shit so everybody will think that they're in the business of saving us from ourselves.
     
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    I used to drink those daily. They never made my heart feel weird or anything. Actually I would say they calmed me down, mainly from the 8% alcohol content. I loved to drink a few shots then down one of those, I would get just the perfect buzz, awake and alert, yet feeling really good.