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Too Little Sleep in Preschool Years May Predict ADHD

Posted on Sep 23, 2011 in Health Optimization

Preschoolers who don’t get enough sleep are more likely than other children to be hyperactive and inattentive by the time they reach kindergarten, according to a new study. Although attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is typically not diagnosed before age 5, the study’s authors said the onset of ADHD-like symptoms, such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, often occurs earlier. “These findings suggest that some children who are not getting adequate sleep may be at risk for developing behavioral problems manifested by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and...

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