​Iron Supplementation May Help Children with ADHD

24th Mar 2015

Iron Supplementation May Help Children with ADHD - check with your physician

Iron supplementation may be considered a first-line treatment for children with ADHD and Iron Deficiency.

Studies indicates that adding iron therapy may decrease the need for psychostimulants and may improve central dopaminergic activity.

Children with ADHD are found to have abnormally low ferritin levels compared to children without ADHD. The Children that were most impulsive, inattentive and hyperactive where also the ones that had severe iron deficiencies. 30% of ADHD severity may be due to low iron stores.

When iron supplementation is needed choose Ferretts Iron Supplements. Better Tolerated for Better Results. 

Check with your Physician or healthcare provider before taking any iron supplements or administering an iron supplement to any child.