ADHD Medications Sioux Falls SD

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.

Victoria R Cobb Gerhart, MD
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
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William Clark Fuller, MD
(605) 322-5700
1001East 21st Street Ste #200
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1972
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(605) 339-6785
800 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1967

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(605) 367-9476
2500 West 49th Street #206
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1987
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Sarah Ann Flynn, MD
(908) 851-8610
525 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1998

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Paul Daniel Frazer, MD
(605) 357-4700
101 S Main Ave Ste 314
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1978

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Matthew B Stanley, DO
(605) 322-7580
1001 E 21st St Ste 200
Sioux Falls, SD
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Psychiatry
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Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1991
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Hospital: Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
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Scott Anthony Schneider, MD
(605) 322-7580
1001 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1988

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Vinod Sagar Bhatara, MD
(605) 338-4656
2601 W Nicole Dr
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical School: All India Inst Of Med Sci, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1969
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Hospital: Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
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Sioux Falls, SD
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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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