Photo Credit:
Photo Credit:

Lena Lupari, a 26-year old mother of three, is going blind from consuming 28  Red Bull energy drinks a day according to the

Here is what’s happening.

Lena, who resides in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, started consuming 28 cans of Red Bull per day “five or six years” ago. She began the routine in order to stay on top of her motherly obligations that can often swamp the 26 year old, who is raising three children all by herself.

The disease causing the blindness, Intracranial hypertension (IH), is the direct result from swelling inside the head, usually seen in overweight women in their twenties.

The most common symptoms are severe throbbing headaches and changes in vision due to swollen optic nerves.“-

Based on estimates, Lena consumed approximately 3,000 calories of the drink per day for the last 5-6 six years.

Here is what Red Bull Contains

  • 110 Calories
  • 100mg of Sodium
  • 27g of Sugar
  • 80mg of Caffeine

Now imagine guzzling down 28 of those a day…

[protected-iframe id=”68f8856d21910cece61e46ddf0238c8d-65244901-18734705″ info=”” width=”698″ height=”503″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]

Read the entire article here: Jobless 26-stone mother is going blind after drinking 28 cans of Red Bull energy drink every day