Passing ADHD from one generation to the next

Something to be aware of for women smokers reading this:

Prenatal and early postnatal exposure of the developing brain to nicotine (PNE) is a major risk factor for inducing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children born to mothers who smoke cigarettes before, during, or immediately after pregnancy have a twofold higher risk of developing ADHD

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Air Pollution Linked to ADHD

Just an FYI :smile:

The first time I went to the pdoc Iā€™m with now he asked me if my mother smoked while she was pregnant with me. At the time I was taking ritalin for the cognitive problems at work.