Sunday, May 5, 2013

Mistaking Iron Deficiency For ADHD

adhd3The symptoms attributed to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are poor concentration, attention span and irritability.

Well, it also turns out that these symptoms can also be symptoms of iron deficiency anemia in children.

So…if you, school officials or your doc thinks your child is ADHD, make sure you have them checked for iron levels before putting them on drugs.

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