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Are ADHD medications leading to bone loss? | American Health Council

Are ADHD medications leading to bone loss?

A new study estimates that 38% of children and adolescents taking certain medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may suffer from bone loss. However, while there is evidence that these medications may result in “real and non-trivial” differences in the bone density of subjects taking ADHD medications compared to those that did not, researchers recommend additional studies before the findings are applied to clinical practice. More: What groups are seeing an increase in ADHD diagnoses?

Read full article: Modern Meds