Dangers of Ritalin

June 14, 2017

Ritalin Side EffectsIn a recent post I talked about how fish oil works even better than Ritalin for the treatment of ADHD. I realize, though, that many people will still not be convinced to take their children off these meds if they see them working. Medications will treat the symptoms of the condition, and will admittedly work faster than a natural method, but they are not taking care of the root causes. And they are changing your child’s brain long term. Seems the risks are far outweighing any perceived benefits.

Ritalin Side Effects

The Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience met in San Diego in November of 2001 and found that Ritalin may indeed cause long-term changes in the brain. It was shown to affect the genes in an animal model in a manner similar to that of cocaine and amphetamine use (which are obviously highly addictive substances that will harm the body).

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