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Got ADHD? You May Live a Shorter Life, Study Shows

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the condition - and the causes tend to include freak accidents and car crashes, researchers reported Wednesday. In the first study of its kind, published in The Lancet, Danish scientists found that the risk for premature death for those with ADHD increases with age.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

There is no question that having ADHD is no picnic.  However, the best way to manage ADHD is to increase dopamine levels in the brain.  High-dose fish oil and exercise are two such methods that will have a better track record than amphetamine-based drugs like Ritalin.

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