Does candy cause hyperactivity in children?

Answer Sugar alone does not cause hyperactivity in children. Chocolate, however, naturally contains caffeine, which can contribute to an increase in energy. Some children may be sensitive to red dyes and ... Read More »

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What is the cause of hyperactivity in children?

Hyperactivity---formally known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)---is a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsive overactivity and/or inattention. Doctors do not know the exact... Read More »

Does sour candy cause tooth decay?

Answer Sour candy, in and of itself, does not cause tooth decay just like cold temperatures do not cause the common cold. Eating sour candy, which is loaded with sugar, and not following good dent... Read More »

Does sugar contribute to hyperactivity?

Processed sugars can contribute to hyperactivity. When refined sugars enter the bloodstream, they can cause rapid changes in blood glucose levels and thus trigger adrenaline levels, making a person... Read More »

Does Strattera cause headaches in children?

AnswerWow, give Strattera a chance. My son also had really bad headaches, but after a while, maybe a week or so, he got over the headaches. I always gave it to him right before bed because I had al... Read More »