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Too Much Cola Can Cause Muscle Problems

Posted 27 May 2009 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, May 27 – Drinking too much cola can increase the risk of a muscle problem called hypokalemia, experts warn. In people with hypokalemia, a drop in blood potassium levels results in problems with vital muscle functions. Symptoms can range from mild weakness to serious paralysis, say Greek researchers who conducted a review of people who drank between two to nine liters of cola a day. ...

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