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Between 1990 and 2004, the number of diagnosed cases of ADHD increased from 950,000 to 4.5 million among children aged 3 to 17.  ADHD is seen to be more often diagnosed in boys, and, though it is primarily diagnosed in children, the condition can be diagnosed in adults as well.  Theories exist that ADHD is caused by second-hand smoke, coloring in food, a particular diet and genetics, among countless others.

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Chemical Exposure and ADHD There’s no denying that the number of ADHD diagnoses continues to rise. According to…

02/18/14

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Does Breastfeeding Help Prevent ADHD? ADHD is thought to be hereditary; that means that it is passed from parent to…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, commented on Higher Risk of ADHD in People Who Are… My son is the same way. He eats right handed and writes left handed. He…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, answered 13 year old kid, 109 pounds. Genetic… Mike   Thank you for your question. I am not a doctor so I can't…

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