Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world. In recent years, it has become public enemy number one under the guise of energy drinks. And, in recent headlines, caffeine in Monster Energy drinks has been to blame for the deaths of at least five young people in the last three years.
The question is, however, is the caffeine to blame or is it the toxic cocktail of a “proprietary blend” of ingredients found in energy drinks that is killing people?
Watch this video as Dr. Kenneth Varano of BodyLogicMD of Philadelphia chats with CBS news to discuss the dangers of energy drinks.