Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Eating habits of children with ADHD are sensitive. Decreased appetite is a side effect of ADHD medication. If you have any concern about your child’s weight, contact the doctor. Girls with ADHD are prone to low self-esteem, which is a major cause of eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.

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There are a lot of potential reasons why a child with ADHD might not gain weight so easily. Hyperactivity  can cause a child to be motorized all day with little motivation to stop and eat food. Getting a child with ADHD to simply sit down, take a break, and eat can prove challenging. Some children with ADHD or related disorders may have…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted ADHD and Eating Disorders As children head back to school, parents of children with ADHD worry about academic…

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