Smoking can lead to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in your child, says new study

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), commonly seen in children, is a condition that leads to attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Over the years, researchers have looked into various factors that lead to ADHD in children. A new study says that smoking and depression in parents can be one of the reasons for a child to develop ADHD!

A group of Korean researchers conducted the study on over 23,000 children to arrive at this conclusion. The study also shows importance of why parents must be made aware of ADHD and factors that leads to this developmental disorder. This new study can even be a tagline for non-smoking and anti-depression campaigns!

Such studies help in promoting a better family environment which is necessary for a child to grow up in a healthy manner.

We all know of the hazardous effects of smoking. Apart from causing lung trouble, smoking is injurious to every single organ of the body. So if you are expecting a baby, wait no further to quit smoking!

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