• Dianne Mae

Help Teens With ADHD

Updated: Dec 18, 2019

ADHD is one of the medical conditions acquired by some people. It mostly affects a person's self- control. Usually, a person who has ADHD finds it hard to stay still and fidgets frequently. There are 6 million children with ADHD based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some parents find it hard to control their children with this condition. Thus, they do their best to find ways on how to help their children. Luckily, a new study by scientists from King's College London in the United Kingdom and China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan discovered a way on how to help these children.

The scientists investigated the effects of Omega-3 fish oil supplements on the cognitive functions in teens with ADHD. 92 youths whose ages ranged from 6 to 18 years with ADHD took the trial. they were observed for 12 weeks and in which each teen took omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) or a placebo. To learn more about this study, go here.

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