"ADHD"

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A controversial, increasingly widely-diagnosed psychological disorder that big pharma seems to be using as a pretext for prescribing otherwise-illegal, highly addictive “performance enhancing” stimulants to improve the academic performance of schoolchildren.

ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is an emerging mental disorder, according to the official narrative.

Epidemiology

The disorder primarily seems to affect children. Major health institutions like the CDC say the cause of ADHD is unknown, but genetic factors are believed to play an important role. [1]

Development of ADHD has been shown to be correlated with fluoridation of drinking water,[2], lead exposure during pregnancy, brain injury [3], influenza vaccination[4] and with consumption of digital media.[5][6].

Treatment

The main treatment of ADHD is pharmaceutical stimulants derived from popular recreational drugs. Initially, Ritalin, a drug based on cocaine, which has unresearched long term consequences (though it has been suggested that they "addle the brain over the long term"[7]), was the treatment of choice. Later it was mostly replaced by highly addictive amphetamine-based drugs such as Adderall and Vyvanse. A 2016 study on rats suggested "that young people using amphetamines may have changes in memory and attention well into their thirties."[8]

Questionable efficacy

A 2013 story by The Atlantic, Study: ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Medication in 9 Out of 10 Kids, reported on "a new study out of Johns Hopkins suggests that the "benefits" used to rationalize medication might not even exist".[9]


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