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Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Studies | Comments Off on Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 may improve bed wetting

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Bed Wetting Most children stop wetting the bed before age 5. Many will have nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting) that persists till age 8 or 9. Most will resolve spontaneously by age 11. This problem, while not dangerous, is a considerable emotional stressor for young children who are beginning to have sleep overs with friends or extended family. Many children will hide the evidence (either taking bed clothes to the wash in the middle of the night or even hiding the sheets in the closet) not wanting to upset parents or risk getting teased by friends.  Traditional...

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Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Studies | Comments Off on Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD   Laura J Stevens, Sydney S Zentall, John L Deck, Marcey L Abate, Bruce A Watkins, Steven R Lipp and John R Burgess   Abstract   Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the term used to describe children who are inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. The cause is unknown and is thought to be multifactonial. Based on the work of others, we hypothesized that some children with ADHD have altered fatty acid metabolism. The present study found that 53 subjects with ADHD had significantly lower concentrations...

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