To the Editor Dr Svatikova and colleagues1 investigated acute cardiovascular responses in healthy adults 30 minutes after ingestion of an energy drink (containing 62 g of sugar, caffeine, and taurine) compared with a placebo drink (containing approximately 62 g of sugar but no caffeine or other stimulants). In addition, the authors investigated the cardiovascular response of energy drink consumption during mental and physical stress tests.
Grasser EK, Miles-Chan JL, Montani J. Hemodynamic Responses to Energy Drink Consumption. JAMA. 2016;315(18):2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1109