Did you know too many ‘energy drinks’ can kill your children?

Teacher, 38, quits the profession because children ‘pumped up and high on energy drinks’ swore at her and ruined lessons

Professor Steven Lipshultz, pediatric cardiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit previously said a 10-year-old could get caffeine poisoning after consuming 80mg of caffeine, while a 12-year-old may suffer symptoms, including hallucinations and convulsions, after 100mg.

  • Laura Douglas, 38, said pupils were using energy drinks to elevate their mood
  • The fed up former teacher described seeing ‘big lads’ pushing teachers around
  • Campaign against energy drinks in schools has been led by chef Jamie Oliver 

A teacher has quit the profession because she is sick of children ‘pumped up and high on energy drinks’ ruining lessons and swearing at her.

Laura Douglas, 38, described how she had seen ‘big, strong hormonal lads’ pushing teachers around in corridors and threatening other pupils.

The fed up former teacher said children were using the drinks to elevate their mood, causing huge problems in British schools.

Laura Douglas, 38, described how she had seen 'big, strong hormonal lads' pushing teachers around in corridors and threatening other pupils

Laura Douglas, 38, described how she had seen ‘big, strong hormonal lads’ pushing teachers around in corridors and threatening other pupils

‘This is a genuinely massive problem for teachers,’ she told The Mirror.

‘They pump them up and make them high when they might already be sleep-deprived, hungry and grumpy.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5278415/Teacher-38-quits-profession-energy-drinks.html#ixzz54fGVGohG

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