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Dangers Of Energy Drinks And Teens

A health alert for parents of teens who drink the increasingly popular energy drinks.

An article published by the American Academy of Pediatrics explores impact of the highly-caffeinated drinks on adolescents. The researchers say caffeine in large amounts may increase the risk for anxiety, insomnia, dehydration, digestive and cardiovascular problems in teens.

They suggest other pediatricians routinely ask teens about their energy drink consumption and discuss the possible risks with them.


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