Micronutrients reduce ADHD in adults
Overall improvement in mood, depression and psychological function with supplements
by Newsletter Editor
In this study, 80 adults with untreated attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) took a daily comprehensive combination of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, or a placebo. After eight weeks, compared to placebo, clinicians rated those taking the vitamin-mineral supplement as performing better at work, in social relationships, and in overall psychological function. Those in the vitamin-mineral group also reported better attention and less hyperactivity and impulsivity than those in the placebo group. Measuring mood, participants who started the study with moderate to severe depression showed greater emotional improvement compared to placebo.