Clinical Trial on the Effects of Caffeine and Taurine From Energy Drinks (EDs) to Parameters of the Cardiovascular System in Humans
The aim of this study is to examine the safety and the effects of EDs at high doses, either alone or in combination with other risk factors such as alcohol intake, physical exercise and sleep deprivation, on cardiovascular markers and subjective health.
Examination of the effects of EDs in combination with alcohol consumption and sleep deprivation.
Examination of the effects of EDs in combination with alcohol consumption and exercise.
Inclusion Criteria: written informed consent healthy (no acute or chronic desease) BMI 20,0 - 25,9 kg/m2 moderate and non-regular consumption of alcohol, EDs and coffee Exclusion Criteria: pregnancy regular medication (oral contraceptives permitted) hypertension and other deseases of the cardiovascular system liver-deseases psychiatric deseases epilepsy other relevant deseases (former) alcoholics non-compliance to the study-protocol simultaneous participation in another clinical trial retraction of the written informed consent