Can energy drinks increase blood pressure?

A study conducted at the University of Arkansas examined the effects of energy drinks on blood pressure, among healthy, non-smoking adults ages 18-45. The results reported blood pressure was significantly elevated in those who drank one serving of Red Bull, which contained 80 mg of caffeine, and 1000 mg of taurine, an amino acid commonly found in energy drinks.

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