How bad are Energy Drinks for you?

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  1. lolerskates

    lolerskates New Member

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    i have worked first shift for the last 5 years and now i am on second shift. So i still have a habit of waking up early, which is good because then i drink some coffee and get shit done before i go to work. problem is i start to get tired at work around 8pm, by 11pm i am yawning every few mins.

    Sometimes if i feel real tired i will get an amp or a sobe from the vending machine to keep me going.

    how bad are energy drinks for you? is one a night 5 nights a week a bad idea?
     
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    not bad

    depends how much you want the sugar or caffeine in your body

    if you don't give a shit, there's nothing to worry about
     
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    if you have no problem with ingesting 60+ grams of sugar from a drink everynight, yeah go for it. i wouldn't.
     
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    I get either the sugar free stuff or those 5 or 7 hour shots
     
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    i drink the sugar free ones all the time, but recently over hte past few months they've been causing me to break out on my forhead :hsugh: :wtc:
     
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    up the fish oil/face washing/ showers
     
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    and water
     
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    about the acne, its probably because youre getting dehydrated. One time I downed one of those jumbo sugar free monsters for a long car ride home and I didnt feel the need to piss once.
     
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    I do all the above just fine

    1.5 gallons a day

    That's odd, if you didn't have to piss then it's not dehydrating you :hsugh:
     
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    I'm sure the amount of sugar isn't greattt.. I drink them fairly often though. I've been drinking sugar free ones mostly but rockstar pomegranate just went on sale for $10 for a case so I just bought 96 energy drinks :o 46g of sugar per can but they'll last me a while at least
     
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    lots of weird shit in those, i try to stay away from them.
     
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    if your fine with the high fructose corn syrup then cool, but i avoid that shit like its the plague so i either go with a 5 hr energy or a sugarfree one.

    Never done caffine pills but will probably pick some up this week seeing as ive pulled an all nighter the past 2 weeks, and will have to pull at least 2 more. ill let you know if they work well
     
  15. Blade

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    I take 2 servings of arson a day, which is about 600mg of caff.
     
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    Spike
    300mg caffeine
    0g sugar 0g carbs 0 cals
     
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    just pop 1.5 caffeine pills and save ur money
     
  18. SpiderOnTheFloor

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    what type of work are you doing?
     
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    nga plz you obviously have never poured up a delicious spike.. besides poppin pills gets old
     
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    BoypussY game over.

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    id try to drink coffee instead...black coffee (no sugar/cream) doesn't hurt you, might even be good for you
     
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    i'm an EDM machinist, its not a very physical job
    i do drink my coffee black, i just don't like to drink it later at night
     
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