Risk of ADHD diagnosis lower in children who follow healthy lifestyle recommendations, study shows

 ADHD in the News 2020-06-11

The risk of a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be significantly lowered by following healthy lifestyle recommendations, according to new research from the University of Alberta and Dalhousie University. Children who met seven to nine of the recommendations had a 58 per cent lower risk of being diagnosed with ADHD than children who met only one to three recommendations, the researchers reported.