Growth Not Stunted By ADHD Medication

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Children love to talk about their childhoods. But parents of ADHD children have been worried for years that their children’s growth would be impeded by their medication. They have nothing to be concerned about, according to new research. Miranda Savioli here with the latest health news.

ADHD is commonly treated with stimulants to increase focus and attention span. Researches found that ADHD and stimulants were not associated with adult height in ADHD patients. However, stimulant-treated males experienced their growth spurts three months later than those who were not.

If you have concerns about your child’s growth, talk to your pediatrician.

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