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Exposure to pesticides and flame retardants could be causing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in unborn children. I’m Kyle Kittleson. This is MedCircle Weekly News.
According to USNews.com, children are often put at risk when exposed to chemicals. This exposure can cause a variety of physical and mental problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD.
According to the article, “Science has made us realize that the hormones in our bodies are especially vulnerable to the effects of chemicals commonly found in consumer products, food packaging and other materials we use day in and day out.” So how do we protect ourselves, our children, and even an unborn fetus? Here are 7 ways.
By following these steps you can keep yourself safer and for pregnant women, you can help keep your child from developing health conditions such as ADHD. And to continue your education on the topic, check out our original series Navigating the Ambiguity of ADHD with Dr. Domenick Sportelli. I’m Kyle Kittleson. And remember, whatever you’re going through - you got this.
This content is intended for informational purposes only. It should not replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or your doctor immediately.