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A new study says eighty HT or attention deficit hyper activity disorder can be diagnosed in children now.
He's on his full war I would doctor -- here managing editor for fox is -- dot com Dr.
Does that cut the bunch of different angles we could take one's a business angle and the drug companies and whether or not this helps them.
Before we get to that.
From a medical perspective does it help to know something like this early -- you can implement.
You know what it whether it's medication behavioral therapy whatever you're gonna -- you can implemented earlier.
Well look I I think that this whole thing it's broken I mean I hate this recommendation by the American academy of pediatrics because basically what -- saint.
Typically -- hyperactivity disorder is diagnosed between the ages six and eighteen -- they were twelve for the most part.
They seen an increase of about -- 1512%.
On diagnosis over the last five or six years and of course for a lot of folks out there making the diagnosis my argument has always been.
Are they qualified to do what which is the biggest problem because anybody can go ahead and make the diagnosis think it is a little hyperactive.
And bingo they can -- is label with this.
And and for many folks out there they don't want to deal with any kind of therapy do rather go for medication first so that's why you seen riddle in -- all these medications being prescribed.
Now the American academy of pediatrics and their wisdom have said well.
Maybe we should brought -- ever had to have brought they've diagnosis criteria to for an eighteen.
And therefore may -- will give parents more time specially in the age of four to implement some therapies more educators get involved.
And therefore these kids are not going to utilize medication that's often.
Bob because that -- That right I think that once that you know once.
Diagnosis is made you don't kill people -- -- -- for the -- and I think that this is a terrible thing.
For children I think it's very dangerous.
You know people are not paying attention to.
Even the recommended amount of medication you know the if you look at the trend of how many pills -- -- being prescribed is off the chart.
If you look at some of the warnings and side effects.
All either anti depressants in adolescence and Ritalin or things like this people are not paying attention nobody's watching restore frankly addicted at all well yes -- And so I think that this is really really bad stuff I think.
Parents -- the Italy.
All please get a second -- reported that the pending before you pop a -- on any kid especially in the early ages look.
Just today there was a new study which relates a little bit to this which talked about television for young children how much video they should -- f.s and clearly.
That is creating an effective behavior so if you really wanna pay attention to the case you kids' behavior -- when things.
Where there's more interactivity.
Social interactivity stay away from all the computers.
Their laptops that television at the age of to stop that annual C will have.
You know better development for these kids' -- would destroy in our generation.
That's probably enough for you yes thank you documenting a little TV -- there that explains that now that you go out and paid off a young kids right earlier look hyperactive.
And factors that.