Effectiveness of Iron Supplementation in a Young Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

While this is only one case study, it does suggest that there are nutritional factors that may play a role in the manifestation of ADD/ADHD. Big surprise there, huh? So then I guess the next question would be what could the iron be doing? Most likely it will allow increased oxygen carrying capacity of the blood, resulting in tissues like the brain, getting more oxygen. More oxygen will mean reduced oxidative stress and better neuronal function.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.