Connection Between Low Thyroid in Pregnancy and ADHD in Children

From the conclusion of the study:

Children exposed to maternal hypothyroxinemia in early pregnancy had more ADHD symptoms, independent of confounders. This finding suggests that intrauterine exposure to insufficient thyroid hormone levels influences neurodevelopment in offspring.

 

Growing Number of Chemicals Linked with Brain Disorders in Children

See: http://www.sciencenewsline.com/articles/2014021622330016.html

And referring to the following study: “Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity,” Philippe Grandjean, Philip J. Landrigan, Lancet Neurology, online February 15, 2014.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(13)70278-3/abstract

Toxic chemicals may be triggering the recent increases in neurodevelopmental disabilities among children—such as autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia—according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The researchers say a new global prevention strategy to control the use of these substances is urgently needed. — From the first link listed.​

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