Strep Infections May Be Associated with ADHD
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- A new study has shown that children with ADHD are more likely to have high
levels of strep antibodies, suggesting a recent strep infection.
- Previously, scientists had suspected that strep infections were associated
with Tourette syndrome and OCD, but the new study did not find such an
- Researchers caution that giving antibiotics to prevent ADHD is not a good
option at this point.
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