Sunday, August 19, 2007

Dude's heart stops after drinking too much Red Bull

A man whose heart stopped after he consumed eight Red Bull energy drinks in five hours has called for an overhaul of the product's warning labels.

Matthew Penbross, 28, collapsed after downing the popular drinks, each containing 80 milligrams of caffeine, last Sunday. He drank the Red Bull while competing in a motocross event on the state's Mid North Coast. His heart stopped and he needed defibrillation from ambulance officers. » Full article here



At 8/20/2007 3:31 PM, Anonymous art said...

Too bad he didn't croak - he'd be a shoo-in for this year's Darwin award.


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