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The 5 Trends Driving the Surge in ADHD

Until recently, 90% of all Ritalin takers lived in the U.S. Now, America is home to only 75% of Ritalin users. But that's not because Americans are using less of the drug, says a Brandeis professor. That's because ADHD diagnoses, and treatment via pharmaceuticals are growing in other parts of the world.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It was never mentioned in the article that omega-3 fatty-acid deficiency is growing on a worldwide basis. It has been shown clinically that as you reduce the AA/EPA ratio to under 3, you get a significant improvement in behavior in children with ADHD.  Usually children with ADHD have an AA/EPA greater than 25..

 

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