McCall: “New findings indicate that when the popular Red Bull energy drink is consumed with alcohol, it actually reduces the user’s ability to recognize loss of motor skills….’The myth is that you take Red Bull and alcohol and you are going to be Superman, but it is a bad combination,’ said Dr. Lawrence Kessler, of the ER-DOX Clinic in Amityville. ‘I have young patients who come in dehydrated, their hearts racing too fast. They think you are doing an ‘upper,’ the caffeine in the drink, and a ‘downer,’ the alcohol, and you go sideways, but you end up crashing.'”
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