ADHD Treatment Drugs, Stimulants Have No Effect On Child’s Growth

September 1, 2014 10:13 PM

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ADHD Treatment Drugs, Stimulants Have No Effect On Child’s Growth

ADHD is an acronym for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common disorder which can extend from childhood to adolescence and even into adulthood. The common symptoms can include over-activity, difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior etc. Children with ADHD have difficulties getting along and mingling with other children. They are often very quiet and could be overlooked by both parents and teachers. Often parents do not recognize that their ward is suffering from ADHD.

ADHD is a neurodevelopment disorder and is commonly treated with a stimulant medication. However there are concerns that such stimulant drugs could cause damage in the long run and can stunt the child’s development and growth. However a new study has revealed that such types of medicines have very l...

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