Kids with heart rhythm problems more likely to have ADHD, anxiety and depression

 ADHD in the News 2019-11-14

Children and teens with abnormal heart rhythms are more likely to have depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, according to a new study. The preliminary findings follow previous research suggesting the same higher rates for those conditions in young adults born with structural heart defects...The research is being presented Monday at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions conference in Philadelphia.