Possible Link Between ADHD and Obesity


by Matthew Lawlor on Oct 1, 2013 | Views: 81 | Score: 0
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Matthew Lawlor
Matthew Lawlor on Oct 1, 2013 6:49 PM said:

A 33 year study revealed that the obesity rate of men with a history of childhood ADHD is 19.5% higher than those who did not. These individuals also had, on average, a higher Body Mass Index. The researchers believe this difference is likely due to the poor impulse control experienced by people with ADHD, which leads to excessive eating.