ADHD Symptoms Milder After Green Space Playtime

Here is an ENS article that may be of helpful for anyone with ADHD or with children diagnosed with the condition.

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, September 16, 2011 (ENS) –

Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder who regularly play outdoors in areas with green grass and trees have milder symptoms than those who play indoors or in built outdoor environments, University of Illinois researchers report.

The study of more than 400 children with ADHD found the association, which holds even when the researchers controlled for income and other variables. Although many children with ADHD are medicated, most “would benefit from….

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