Secondhand Smoke Increases Risk of ADHD

Eileen Bailey Health Guide
  • A recent study showed a link between second hand smoke and the prevalence of ADHD. According to an article on, "Secondary Smoke Linked to ADHD in Children," there was "significantly higher rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), headaches and stuttering among children exposed to secondhand smoke than those who are not exposed."


    Researchers found the prevalence of ADHD in children exposed to second hand smoke was double that of children that were not exposed.


    To read the entire article:  Secondary Smoke Linked to ADHD in Children




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Published On: October 14, 2010