25 Apr '11, 3am

Recess, Not Ritalin, Can Help Kids With ADHD:

Recess, Not Ritalin, Can Help Kids With ADHD:

Imagine a treatment that would help kids deal with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), make them smarter and healthier, and improve their mood. And best of all, it's free! Nature And Exercise Can Improve ADHD It’s called nature. A growing body of research is revealing the positive effects that exercising outdoors can have on kids with ADHD. From Dr. David L. Katz, writing at health.msn.com : When my colleagues and I conducted a study of our school-based physical activity program, ABC for Fitness, one of the findings was a 33% reduction in medication use for ADHD! I have long said that rambunctiousness in kids is normal and should be treated with recess, not Ritalin. Get Active At Least Twice A Week! Associate Professor Wendy Oddy, of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Perth, Australia, says that exercise of any sort or duration was protective ...

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