When you think of “learning disabilities” for American children, many types come to mind, including Asperger’s syndrome, autism, and Down’s syndrome, but it may surprise you to know that there are over 6 million US kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) right now. Nearly 2 million of those children are on dangerous prescription drugs for it. What’s worse is the ‘diagnosis’ is very vague, and can include just about any energetic behavior, along with not paying enough “attention” to the boring, twisted curriculum. Not to mention most kids eat a boatload of high fructose corn syrup for breakfast in those kid’s cereals, beverages, breads, and snacks. No wonder they can’t sit still for hours on end. That does NOT mean they have ADD or ADHD.
Still, all these kids get jacked up with stimulants that have side effects like severe depression, and (increased) feelings of committing homicide and suicide. Doctors are told to be on the lookout when prescribing these experimental concoctions, for patient mood swings, trouble sleeping, migraine headaches, weight loss, and of course, suicidal tendencies.
That’s just the beginning of the “black box” warnings that come with these ADHD drugs, prescribed for just about any kid, anywhere, any time, without discretion. Read more..