U/W: Nurses Express worry over level of Caffeine Abused by Kids

A Child Consuming Caffeine

A health personnel within the Upper West Regional hospital, Mr. Bashit Yelababuoranie has condemned the rate at which children take inn caffeine without monitoring or regulation.

According to the health personnel some parents buy these energy drinks for children not considering their effects.

The called on parents to be meticulous as such lifestyles have destroyed vital organs of children and kept some in a tight corner of health challenges with health complications.

He listed some health complications some children are likely to face if they continue to take in caffeine at a very tender age, he made mention of rampant headache as a result of stress, weakening of cells and by this resulting in loss of appetite and the zeal to eat, puts intensive pressure on the kidney due to over functioning, high blood pressure and sleeplessness.

The lives of children he said should be paramount to every parent and as a result they shouldn’t be left to their faith.

Source: Opera News Ghana

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