ADHD Linked to Pesticide Exposure

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  • According to a new study, results indicate that "exposure to high levels of organophosphate pesticides, commnly found on berries, celery and other produce, could raise the odds for ADHD in children."

     

    The study investigated the urine of 1,100 children to look for trace amounts of the pesticide.  An alarming number - 94% - had the pesticide in their systems.

     

    The kids in the study with higher pesticide levels had increased chances of ADHD, the results of the study concluded.

     

    Read the complete study from HealthFinder.gov.

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Published On: May 17, 2010