Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD

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Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD
Mon, 08-26-2013 - 12:59pm

According to Health Day News, a new study shows that all three conditions are on the rise and could be linked. " Boys diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely also to have asthma, allergies and skin infections than youngsters without ADHD, a new study finds, suggesting a possible link between these conditions.

Of those in the study, boys newly diagnosed with ADHD were 40 percent more likely to have asthma, 50 percent more likely to have needed a prescription for allergy medicine and 50 percent more likely to have had a bacterial skin infection than other boys." read more

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