Energy drinks linked to depression and other total bummers, in new study.

Cracking open an energy drink to start the day — or just keep that day going?  This might make you think twice.

One of the first long-term studies of the beverages looking to find causational links to health problems was conducted.  They claim some shocking results:

“After controlling for parental mental health, illicit drug use, dietary patterns, family income, parental alcohol consumption and cigarette use, BMI, physical activity and other factors, the researchers found that changes in energy drink consumption were positively associated with increased stress scores and, in young adult males, depression and anxiety.”

Read more here.  And maybe switch to s̶o̶f̶t̶ ̶d̶r̶i̶n̶k̶s̶ — c̶o̶f̶f̶e̶e̶ — I don’t know, sleep?!?  — [eric]

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