How Much Of These Substances Is Enough To Kill You?

The amount of caffeine in around 70 cups of coffee would be enough to induce heart palpitations or cardiac arrest. The reason why 85 chocolate bars would kill you is that the body cannot process that much theobromine-it's the same reason why smaller amounts of chocolate are toxic to dogs.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Drinking 13 consecutive shots of alcohol could be lethal. 00:24

  2. A couple ground cherry pits contain enough cyanide to kill a person. 01:28

  3. The air pressure caused by 185 decibels of sound could burst your lungs or cause an embolism. 02:55

Written by Curiosity Staff September 3, 2015