Two of the most alarming health trends of the last two decades are the rise in obesity (with almost a third of Americans being classed as clinically obese) and the increasing numbers of people being diagnosed with ADHD.
These two matters may not be entirely unrelated. Weight problems can in most cases be traced back to two factors namely unhealthy diets and lack of physical activity.
The careful management of both of these factors can play a significant role in the alleviation of the symptoms of ADHD.
If you have been part of the â€˜3 Stepsâ€™ network for a while you will be well aware of the emphasis that I place on a healthy and balanced diet as your first line of defense when it comes to dealing with ADHD.
The purpose of this article is to focus on the second factor mentioned above namely physical activity.