ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends

 ADHD in the News 2016-02-09

In a 1,000-person study, Mayo Clinic researchers found that girls with ADHD may be twice as likely to be obese in childhood or early adulthood as girls without the disorder. This association was not linked to treatment with stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall, the researchers said.