Energy Drinks Addiction

Start exploring drug and alcohol rehabs today. Treatment providers are available to answer your questions.

Not quite ready to talk?
Get help via SMS today?

Fill in your details and we’ll send you a message via SMS.

Call Back Contact Form
question_icon

Frequently asked questions

How addictive are energy drinks?

From a psychological standpoint, energy drinks can be addicting. Some people may believe they can't do their daily tasks successfully without energy drinks, which can develop into addiction.

What happens if you drink an energy drink every day?

Up to 400 mg of caffeine per day is generally safe. Still, drinking more than four, 8-ounce (240-ml) servings of energy drinks per day — or two, 16-ounce (480-ml) cans of Monster — may cause negative effects due to excess caffeine, such as headache or insomnia.  

What are the side effects of drinking too many energy drinks?

Large doses of caffeine may cause major heart and blood vessel problems such as heart rhythm abnormalities and increases in heart rate and blood pressure.

Caffeine abuse has also been linked to anxiety, insomnia, digestive issues, and dehydration.

Can energy drinks be considered a drug?

Recently, energy drinks/products have enjoyed increased popularity. Although commonly viewed as beverages or food products by consumers, the primary ingredient, caffeine, is considered both a food additive and a drug by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Do energy drinks dehydrate you?

While caffeinated drinks may have a mild diuretic effect — meaning that they may cause the need to urinate — they don't appear to increase the risk of dehydration.

Can you get addicted to Red Bull?

Yes, you can. Energy drink addiction is real. The caffeine found in energy drinks, as well as the sugar, can form a strong dependence on these products in order for people to feel as though they are functioning normally.

How long does energy drink withdrawal last?

In general, the more caffeine you're used to drinking, the more severe your withdrawal symptoms will be. Withdrawal symptoms appear 12 to 24 hours after the last caffeine intake and can continue anywhere from two to nine days.

Do energy drinks damage kidneys?

According to the experts, energy drinks can lead to risk-taking behaviour, mental health issues, weariness, high blood pressure, dental problems, obesity, and even kidney damage. The majority of the dangers are caused by the excessive doses of sugar and caffeine in these supplements.
question_icon

Latest News

The Nutrition Guide: How a Healthy Diet Can Help You Recover

Drug withdrawal isn’t the only thing that causes headaches, tiredness, and despair. Malnutrition causes similar symptoms, making a recovery from addiction more difficult. Learn how nutrition may help you achieve health, happiness, and sobriety by rejuvenating your mind and body. When most people undergo addiction treatment, they don’t consider their diet. They just consider quitting … Continued

arrow

Living with an Alcoholic

Alcoholism is a condition that affects the entire family. Many alcoholics’ wives and partners withdraw themselves and adopt undesirable coping mechanisms. They frequently experience feelings of humiliation and guilt. The family suffers because of the alcoholic; however, family therapy can help rebuild trust and restore connections. The effects of a loved one’s alcoholism are often … Continued

arrow

Substance Abuse and Suicide: Understanding the Link and Reducing Risk

If you’re thinking about suicide, call the Samaritans helpline on 116 123 from the UK. Substance abuse raises a person’s chances of experiencing other life-altering outcomes. Alcohol and other drugs can lead to a variety of health complications. Overdose, sickness, and legal issues are among the most serious dangers for people with substance use disorders, … Continued

arrow

Tips for Talking With Your Doctor About Prescription Painkillers

Prescription Painkiller Talking Points with Your Doctor Prescription opioids are among the most often dispensed pharmaceuticals in the United Kingdom, yet patients are frequently unaware of their safety and effectiveness. A discussion with your doctor can help you avoid potential dangers and identify the best pain-management options. Opioid medicines were once (before the 1990s) only … Continued

arrow