A recent study says even small children have had toxicity problems with drinking energy drinks.
And one local doctor thinks there is a lot more harm inside an energy drink than beverage companies want you to know about.
Benjamin McNamera has been drinking energy drinks since high school.
He started drinking them to stay awake at his job.
"If you don't drink them though, I have trouble making it through the day and staying awake. It's like a caffeine addiction I guess after a while," McNamera said.
A recent study from a poison control group says of the more than 300 energy drink poisonings this year, a quarter of those involved children younger than 6 years old.
"Additional ingredients they put in like Guarana and Taurine have caffeine properties to them, and so the true amount of caffeine is in excess of actually what they report because of these food additives that go under the FDA's radar," said local cardiologist Gary Idelchik, MD with Trinity Clinic Cardiology.