1. haidut

    Low Vitamin D Levels In Patients With ADHD

    The study is not interventional, so too early to say if vitamin D supplementation will help ADHD. However, the link seems promising given the role of vitamin D in dopamine synthesis, which is though to be low in ADHD. [Full text] Vitamin D and vitamin D receptor levels in children with...
  2. haidut

    Hepatitis B Vaccine In Infants Linked To Subsequent ADHD

    The study only looked at the older version of the HepB vaccine, which contained thimerosal. So, it would be interesting to see a study on the newer vaccine, which uses "only" aluminium as adjuvant. I bet the effects won't be much different as aluminium is just as toxic to the nervous system. A...
  3. haidut

    Paternal Use Of SSRI Increase Risk For ADHD In His Children

    By now even the general public has gotten a wind of just how bad the SSRI drugs are. But most of the studies demonstrating negative effects from SSRI use are focused on the health of the patient taking them or the health of the baby whose mother is taking SSRI while pregnant or during...
  4. DaveFoster

    Caffeine Administration Disrupts Long-Term ADHD Development

    Chronic caffeine treatment during prepubertal period confers long-term cognitive benefits in adult spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR), an animal model of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Pires VA1, Pamplona FA, Pandolfo P, Prediger RD, Takahashi RN. Author information...
  5. haidut

    ADHD may be simply a vitamin B6 deficiency symptom

    The study claims that multi-year adminstration of vitamin B6 completely "normalized" ADHD symptoms. It was a human study, so it should have even more weight / relevance. "...The disturbed activity of PLP dependent enzymes apparently forms those...
  6. K

    Histamine And His Role In Sleep/wake And AD(H)D

    Wow, I've been studying histamine for some time, and it's quite interesting, but so hard ! Please correct me if I'm wrong, I'm kind of noob with biology and pubmed, and I'm sure I make mistakes all the time. Histamine in the hypothalamus seems to have some role in regulating sleep wake cycles...