As hard as we try to avoid it, we seem to be coming up with more and more ways to ruin our kids’ lives.
First we give them ADHD by letting them watch TV: “Study: TV may cause attention deficit.”
Then we compound the problem by trying to manage it: “Research finds ADHD drugs could hinder growth.”
Children who took stimulants during the two-year study grew more than half an inch less and gained more than eight pounds less than those who weren’t medicated.
So, does this mean that kids with ADHD have a lower risk of obesity? Parents need to have something to be optimistic about.