by Dr Scott Saunders

Ah, caffeine: the world’s favorite pick-me-up.

Whether in the form of coffee, tea, or increasingly fashionable energy drinks, many of us rely on caffeine every day for a quick energy fix. And although you might get that five-hour energy boost you so desperately seek, caffeine combined with an energy drink cocktail can be costly to your health.

A Closer Look at the Energy Drink

In addition to caffeine, many energy drinks also contain …