Experts agree that there’s a strong connection between ADHD and sleep, but lately, some researchers have found evidence to suggest that sleep disorders might actually be the cause of many cases of ADHD. An article in the Well blog of the New York Times explains this new line of thinking.
You don’t have to search very far to come up with plenty of evidence indicating that ADHD and sleep disorders are connected. It’s estimated than anywhere from one quarter to one half of children with an ADHD diagnosis also suffer from one or more sleep disorders. That’s a significantly higher rate than we would find in a group of children without ADHD.
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