Wow, two cans and I'm bouncing off the walls, and just one after 6 PM and I won't sleep at all.
That guy will have bigger issues than a potassium deficiency, which I'd think you could counteract with a couple of bananas.
No brainer story of the day... too much of something may be bad for you!
Too much cola zaps muscle power
Excessive cola consumption can lead to anything from mild weakness to profound muscle paralysis, doctors are warning.
This is because the drink can cause blood potassium to drop dangerously low, they report in the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Sugars and caffeine in cola are probably to blame
They tell of the curious case of an Australian ostrich farmer who needed emergency care for lung paralysis after drinking 4-10 litres of cola a day.
He made a full recovery and was advised to curtail his cola drinking.