Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

She Drank An Energy Drink At The Beach, What Happened Afterwards Is Heartbreaking.

Lanna's mom went public with the news, and cardiologist Jack Wolfson agreed.

“There is medical evidence that these things do harm, they can cause changes in the heart rhythm, and impact blood pressure,” he said in an interview.

Lanna's mom went public with the news, and cardiologist Jack Wolfson agreed.

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They believed that at the time of her death, Lanna was addicted to energy drinks.

That addiction, combined with the lack of water in a day full of hot son, lead to her cardiac arrest and ultimately, her death.

They believed that at the time of her death, Lanna was addicted to energy drinks.

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And as you can see, it's not just energy drinks that are the culprits.

Other drinks, like Starbucks specialty coffees, have ridiculous quantities of caffeine and sugar as well.

And as you can see, it's not just energy drinks that are the culprits.

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Now that she's gone, all her parents can do is hope that others learn from her story.

They hope to educate others on the dangers of consuming too much sugar and caffeine.

Now that she's gone, all her parents can do is hope that others learn from her story.

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They also struggled with another harsh reality.

They were having difficulty getting the permits and funds they needed to transport her body back to the states, adding another tragic layer to this already heartbreaking story.

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