ADHD Medications Elberton GA

In an analysis of 22 studies examining the growth rates of ADHD kids taking prescribed stimulants, the researchers found that reduced appetite, a side effect of the drugs, negatively impacted the children’s expected gains in height and weight.

Theresa Raina Sullivan, MD
(706) 376-9852
28 Chandler Ctr
Hartwell, GA
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Medical School: Morehouse Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30310
Graduation Year: 1996

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(770) 319-6000
3188 Atlanta Rd SE
Smyrna, GA
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Atlanta Behavioral Care
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Psychiatry & Psychology

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Priscilla Ann Gilman, MD
(706) 721-6590
1515 Pope Ave
Augusta, GA
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Psychiatry
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Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1962

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720 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA
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Medical School: Univ Of Lagos, Coll Of Med, Lagos, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1981

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Kenneth Jay Marks, DO
(770) 977-1322
Reg Psych Division,
Milledgeville, GA
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Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1986

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Hartwell, GA
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Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
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(404) 321-6651
1924 Clairmont Rd # 10
Decatur, GA
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Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1965
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James Willie Branam Jr, MD
(478) 405-9945
4112 Arkwright Rd
Macon, GA
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Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1976
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Hospital: Coliseum Psych Hosp, MacOn, Ga
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Richard P Michael, MD
Atlanta, GA
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Psychiatry
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Medical School: Charing Cross And Westminster Med Sch, London (352-07 Pr 01/71)
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(706) 475-3661
1199 Prince Ave
Athens, GA
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1971

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A True Measure of ADHD Drugs?

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By Kris Kucera

If Huckleberry Finn or Tom Sawyer attended a middle school today, chances are they’d wear the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) label. And according to new research from Children’s Hospital Boston, the two of them would be slightly shorter and thinner than “normal” kids if they took Ritalin or other amphetamine-like ADHD drugs. In an analysis of 22 studies examining the growth rates of ADHD kids taking prescribed stimulants, the researchers found that reduced appetite, a side effect of the drugs, negatively impacted the children’s expected gains in height and weight.

Detractors disputing the new findings argue that restricted growth in stimulant-taking ADHD kids is either nonexistent or nominal. They point out that ADHD kids tend to overcome any limitations in height or weight after they go off the drugs in early adulthood. And besides, they insist, many ADHD kids clearly benefit from taking Ritalin and its cohorts.

Nevertheless, Ritalin, like cocaine and methamphetamine, falls into the DEA’s Schedule II designation. With that in mind, some restraint may be in order, since various cases of ADHD actually result from undiagnosed food allergies, poor eating habits (especially sugary breakfasts), or other behavioral issues stemming from chaotic homes or hectic classrooms.

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