Cardiovascular Effects of Energy Drinks in Healthy Adults


About this study

This study is being done to look at the cardiovascular response, if any, to intake of commercially available energy drink. We hypothesize that energy drink consumption compared to a control drink in healthy adults alters the cardiovascular hemodynamic system.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults 18 years of age and older
  • Healthy subjects without known cardiovascular disease and thyroid disease
  • Subjects who are on no medications (except oral contraceptive pill)
  • Nonsmokers
  • No prior history of caffeine sensitivity or allergy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with known cardiovascular and/or thyroid disease
  • Subjects currently taking medications other than oral contraceptive pill
  • Smokers
  • Prior history of caffeine sensitivity or allergy
  • Pregnancy

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Kiran Somers

(507) 422-0764

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