LSU Coach Ed Orgeron drinks an ungodly number of energy drinks per day

Published May 10, 2017

An article in The Washington Post about Louisiana State University Coach Ed Orgeron and the large quantities of energy drinks he consumes each day quotes Kathleen Miller, senior research scientist in UB’s Research Institute on Addictions. “Get high enough levels — and I’m not talking really, super high here, say 500 milligrams of caffeine, that’s the equivalent of five cups of coffee — and you run into what’s called caffeine toxicity,” she said. “That includes the headaches, tremors, heart palpitations and nausea. At high enough levels — and this is fairly unusual — caffeine is toxic enough that, for some people, it can cause seizures, mania, hallucinations, even strokes.”

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