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Half the children who snore have ADHD

Sleep important … many children that suffer from chronic snoring or sleep apnoea have been diagnosed with ADHD.  CHILDREN are at risk being overdiagnosed with ADHD when all they need is a good night’s sleep, experts say. Around one in 10 Australian children suffer from chronic snoring or sleep apnoea that disrupts their breathing. “Nearly […] Continue reading →

Taking ADHD Drugs as a Child Linked to Later Obesity

ADHD children predisposed to weight gain months after stopping stimulants New Johns Hopkins University research published in the journal of Pediatrics indicates that ADHD children gain weight months and years after stopping stimulants. Moreover, the younger the children were when they were prescribed the medications, notes Dr. Brian Schwartz, the more they gained weight as […] Continue reading →

Dyslexia is meaningless. But don’t worry – so is ADHD

How many illnesses of modern childhood are excuses for bad behaviour, stupidity or parental neurosis? In this article that may be a spoof in a magazine that appears ludicrous by virtue of its other topics and content, the author denies dyslexia, ADHD, coeliac disease, asthma, and a host of other disorders. According to Dr. Harold Levinson This humorous article […] Continue reading →