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ADHD drugs a potential bone health risk?
 

ADHD drugs a potential bone health risk?

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Treatment with psychotropic drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may reduce bone mineral density (BMD) in children and adolescents, according to a large cross-sectional study.
 
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28 Jul 2016 - General
 
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurologic disorder with impulsive behavior of inattention and hyperactivity which interferes with proper development. This requires comprehensive evaluation to diagnose. The numbers of cases weren't as high before as they are today because they were under diagnosed. Now, although I think it is slightly overly diagnosed as some clinicians through this diagnosis at patients left and right. Suspected patients with ADHD need to be referred to...
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