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Heart Screening Alert for ADD/ADHD Children

Heart Screening Alert for ADD/ADHD Children

The American Heart Association issued a recommendation for all children currently taking or diagnosed to begin taking prescription ADD/ADHD medication to receive a thorough cardiovascular screening.

This warning follows last year’s FDA ordinance to ADD/ADHD drug manufacturers to include warning labels on drugs regarding the increased risk for cardiac complications among those with underlying heart conditions, as prescription ADD/ADHD stimulants raise both heart rate and blood pressure.

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The Health Benefits of Fish Oil

The Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Every time I read the statistics about fish oil or see headlines such as “Fish Oil Helps ADHD”, “Survive Depression with Fish Oil”, and “Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease with Fish Oil”, I begin to think, is fish oil really that great? To get the answer to this question, first we have to understand what fish oil contains that can purportedly help all these ailments.

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