Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Cocktail with energizing drinks and vodka could be lethal

Cocktail with energizing drinks and vodka, can be life threating. It has similar effects to cocaine and heroin, as a recent study realized by the researchers at the Wake Forest University from North Carolina, concluded.
The combination between these 2 drinks can be lethal because of the opposing effects they have on the brain. The alcohol is a depressant of the nervous system, affecting judgment, the voluntary motor activity generating confusion and can also go into coma, meanwhile the caffeine contained in the energizing drinks is a stimulant of the nervous system.
The researchers discovered the fact that peoples which drink vodka mixed with energizing drinks , drink with 36% more alcohol and have doubled their weekly drunken episodes. The study also proved that 40% of the people who mix alcohol with energizing drinks frequently, get into specialized clinics for alcohol abuse.
The study point out the fact that people which consume this kind of cocktail have their chances of getting into big trouble or even die, doubled.


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