Many nutritional specialists turn to magnesium as part of a supplement plan for ADHD. Studies support its use (research here) for ADHD as well as for numerous other conditions. The mineral plays a major role in muscle and nerve function, and is involved in hundreds of enzyme reactions. It also helps regulate blood pressure and supports the immune system.
Vitamin D is another key nutrient that often helps with ADHD symptoms (abstract here ). Yet, vitamin D levels are sometimes difficult to maintain. This makes it more difficult for nutritionists to oversee supplementation. It appears, however, that magnesium could come to the rescue.
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