Health Tip: When Kids Drink Coffee
Posted November 7, 2018
(HealthDay News) -- Caffeine is a stimulant that is found naturally in some foods and is added to others.
It can trigger a fast heartbeat, headache, digestive problems, high blood pressure, moodiness and insomnia, the National Safety Council says.
Children may wind up feeling more of caffeine's effects than adults, since presumably kids don't consume as much and their bodies haven't built up as much of a tolerance as adults have.
Here is the agency's list of what caffeine doesn't do for kids:
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