Sugar and ADHD: A Bad Mix?
Beyond our run-of-the-mill sugar highs, many parents think that ADHD and sugar are a particularly bad mix. Too much sugar makes ADHD symptoms worse. That’s the logic. The “sugar high” aggravates the already vulnerable hyperactivity or inattention. Kind of like a sugar high squared. But once again, the research linking sugar and ADHD is not totally supportive. It’s mixed.
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Drug treatment of hyperactivity in kids may have levelled off in UK
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