A good number of people use energy drinks whenever they need a boost to help them get through their day. This common means for an energy boost during long and strenuous days are partaken on my adults and teens alike with the idea that it is quite safe. However, the youth of today have a different perspective on energy drinks and treat them like a typical soda or sports drink. Thanks to false advertising, a number of children now consume copious amount of the drink thinking it is needed to see them through the day. But contrary to their beliefs, regular consumption of energy drinks have very harmful but often overlooked side-effects. Here are some facts about this drink that could make you think twice before allowing your child to take it regularly.