Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a struggle to deal with both for the children who have it and the adults who take care of them. There is a lot of research being done to understand what factors are involved and what can be done to help.
A new study looked at whether or not phosphatidylserine supplementation could help. It is naturally found in many organs, including the brain. Thirty six children from ages 4 to 14 were given either 200mg phosphatidylserine or placebo for two months.
Their results showed that phosphatidylserine significantly improved ADHD symptoms, short term auditory memory, inattention and impulsivity.
J Human Nutrition and Dietetics
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