22 Sep '11, 6pm

Playing in the Grass May be the Key to Easing ADHD Symptoms

Playing in the Grass May be the Key to Easing ADHD Symptoms

Although past research backs up this new study, a perk of this specific study is that the authors looked at long-term benefits of chronic nature exposure , and found that the more kids played outside, the more kids experienced ADHD relief. The researchers also found out that kids who experience a lot of hyperactivity even had milder ADHD symptoms if they regularly played in any sort of green and expansive environment (such as a large soccer field or lawn) vs. a typical nature setting, such as a forest. It makes sense. In this country the amount of time kids play outside has dwindled to almost none , while cases of hyperactivity continue to rise, so it’s not surprising that there would be a connection. Being outside, in nature, benefits all humans. If you’re not getting outside enough; if your kids are too hooked into the internet and television ; it’s time to make a change...

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