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Dangerous Challenges for Kids
Challenges are Extremely Dangerous
Children should avoid the dangerous games
The following challenges are extremely dangerous and shouldn't be attempted by any one at home!
The Choking Game
What is the Choking Game?
A self-strangulate game, it is called the choking game.
Children between the age group of nine to fourteen play the choking game. The child plays the choking game with his friend or by himself.
At least a thousand kids die annually while playing the choking game.
Parents should pay careful attention to their children and talk about the choking game. It is extremely dangerous and is not a game for anyone to take participate in at any time.
There are major risks in the choking game.
Look out for bloodshot eyes in children.
Don't ignore the signs of marks around the neck from a belt or rope.
A child experiences severe or harsh headaches.
A rope or belt tied from a chair shouldn't never be overlooked.
Self-strangulation which causes the brain cells to die from the lack of oxygen. After the oxygen has been cut off from the brain the child gets a high feeling of the sudden rush of oxygen to the brain.
This action causes fatal actions.
A dangerous practice indeed.
Males are mostly involved in this kind of game, though males and females do play the choking game.
Scarves are also used for this game.
You will notice the following behaviors in the choking game.
When a child covers his neck for you not to see the marks on his neck. It would look suspicious if a child covered his neck during warm weather.
The individual feels disorientated for a short period, or looks confused, this is when he has been alone.
A child who plays with dog leashes, cords, or ropes.
Belts are also used for the choking game.
The child becomes quite irritable and hostile.
Frequently experiences harsh headaches.
If you notice bleeding from under the skin, also eyelids.
If the furniture has marks or looks damaged, and if you find belts, ropes, or scarves tied around the door knobs or other furniture.
Usually you would find these acts in your child's bedroom.
The need for the constant privacy ought to tell you something different about your child.
A game known as the pass-out game, or the fainting game, sometimes as the space monkey, other names such as space cowboy, and the dream game.
A dangerous behavior for any individual but if you think your child is part of the choking game, take action right away. One can go in a coma or be faced with death if the choking game is played. Let your child know of such dangers. Brain damage is another major part of the pass-out game.
Broken bones or hemorrhaging of the eyes can also be experienced.
Also, a thought of suicide.
Ever heard of the Cinnamon Challenge?
A spoonful of cinnamon can have bad effects on your body.
If an individual consumes a spoonful of cinnamon one can be rushed into the emergency room immediately. Without washing down the cinnamon with water it can be very dangerous.
Why would a child want to have a spoonful of cinnamon?
The challenges these days are influenced by others who want kids to prove to them that such challenges can be fulfilled.
Children are being encouraged to many challenges. The cinnamon, milk, marshmallow, water, and oxygen challenges.
These are extremely dangerous challenges.
The choking game gives a child the high feeling when oxygen is not received to the brain.
Always communicate with your child to know what they are up to in their daily activities.
A child needs to beware of the dangerous challenges of why they shouldn't participate in such activities.
The Choking Game is about lowering the pressure before one loses consciousness, a so dangerous or scary game to even think about it.
A child who is withdrawn and feels depressed could try the choking game. The one who is faced with a bad experience like, who has been sexually abused, or who has been exposed to such violent acts.
When individuals consumed spoonfuls of cinnamon they started vomiting and coughing immediately. The lungs of individuals can collapse, from the cinnamon fluid filling up into the lungs. Also pneumonia is one of the other illness that can affect individuals during this process.
What is the Gallon Challenge?
Drinking a gallon of milk is another challenge for kids. If one doesn't drink a gallon of milk it is considered to be cheating, and this is attempted in an hour with not vomiting out the milk.
One would definitely get ill from these kinds of challenges. Children are willing to risk their lives to prove to others they can do it, and not thinking of the dangers is a risk for all.
No human can drink a gallon of milk all at once, the stomach is not able to take in that much of milk. Believe it or not this actually happens with serious health issues. One can experience bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhea in this wild process.
What is The Chubby Bunny?
A game that can go from a fun game to an instant deadly or risky game.
I am sure you must have heard of this game. Where kids fill their mouths with as many marshmallows as they can, and until their mouths are really filled up. Usually, the game is played during outdoor adventures.
The throat is also filled with a marshmallow. A frightening way of fun.
Sometimes children can choke to death with their mouths and the throat gets so filled up with marshmallows that it can suffocate the children.
The Chubby Bunny Game is a suffocating game.
Did you know about the Ice and Salt Challenge?
In this process the challenge is to withstand the pain. Where a part of the skin is wetter, and covered with salt the ice cube is used to apply pressure on the salt onto the skin. The freezing point goes to as as low as zero. When the ice cube and salt added together. Pain is unbearable and one can experience blisters before the frostbite or extreme burns on their skin.
The Water Chugging
Drinking a few glasses of water or the daily requirement of water is normal. However, in the following challenge it can be fatal.
A deadly process!
One female had drunk water over the limit. She resisted going to the toilet the challenge was a deadly one. She died of water poisoning.
If you drink too much of water it makes you sick because there is the imbalance in the cells, which causes the fluid to affect the bloodstream when the sodium is diluted.
In taking part in the Water-Chugging challenge one is faced with nausea and headaches. A challenge with drinking water over the actual limit. To force yourself in not using the toilet that can lead to the swelling of the brain, respiratory issues, and even death.
Parents need to make sure their children are safe at all times. Kids are not the most responsible. When they have other influences anything can happen without you being aware of such issues.
Extreme care and communication is required to avoid such challenges.
Communication is very important for parent and child. Always know what your child is doing and where they at. With whom and what is going on. Between the age of nine and fourteen anything goes for kids. It is up to the parent to make sure their children are safe and away from bad influences.
Never ignore your child's behavior, only the parents can know at best.
If raised properly many of these challenges can be taken seriously.
A change in your child's behavior can tell you lots about them.
Challenges can be fatal
Why do kids take part in Dangerous Challenges?
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