Iron Deficiency in Mothers With Crohn’s Disease Could Lead to ADHD in Offspring

 ADHD in the News 2022-02-17

Mother’s with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) could increase the risk of offspring attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research. A team, led by Nora Shero, Medical University of the Americas, identified the relationship between maternal Crohn’s disease with iron deficiency anemia and ADHD in children.