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Undiagnosed ADHD could lead to obesity

A Canadian study has revealed how adults suffering attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are more likely to be obese than the general population. Difficulty with exercise, discipline and poor eating habits were contributed to undiagnosed ADHD, which presents slightly differently in adulthood compared to childhood. With initiation of therapy for ADHD, 40% of the study population lost weight.

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About: Undiagnosed ADHD could lead to obesity

Date: 25 May 2005

Source: CTV

Author: News Staff (Based on a report by Avis Favaro)


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