Is Sunshine Good Medicine for ADHD?

New research suggest a surprising connection
Reported By: More Sunshine Tied to Fewer Cases of ADHD – Psych Central News

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A study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry reveals that sunnier parts of the world have fewer children with ADHD. Sunshine was measured as ‘solar intensity.’

This study echoes previous research that found that outdoor activities, especially those in a green outdoor setting, mitigate ADHD symptoms.

While a significant link was found, the researchers noted that other unknown factors could contribute to lower cases of ADHD in sunny spots. They cited that some sunny states (Florida for example) don’t have low rates of ADHD.

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Fewer children have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) where sunshine is plentiful, according to new research published in the journal Biological