Gateway drink to drugs

About one-third of adolescents in the US consume high-caffeine energy drinks. A new study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine reports higher rates of alcohol, cigarette, and/or drug use with teen energy drinkers. The young people attracted to energy drinks are labeled in this study as ‚Äúsensation-seeking or risk-oriented”. This makes them more likely to use other substances as well. This research was done with some 22,000 US eighth, tenth, and twelfth graders. 30% of these teens reported drinking caffeine-containing energy drinks. Boys were more likely to drink energy drinks than girls and usage was also higher for teens with single parents. Eighth graders were most likely to drink energy drinks.

There oughta be a law...

There oughta be a law…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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