What Causes ADHD: Myths vs. Facts


Sugar: Myth

Anesthesia exposure: Fact

Birthday: Myth

Genetics: Fact

Bad parenting: Myth

Post-term children: Fact

Large birth size: Myth

Second-hand smoke: Fact

Food additives: Unsure

Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.