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Relation Between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and IgE-Dependent Allergy in Pediatric Patients
Food allergy is a common condition in children and adolescent, remitting with time. Few clinical studies have emphasized the link between food allergies and psychosocial conditions, suggesting a profound impact of atopic diseases on the development of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The objective of this study was to compile and assess available studies on the comorbidity or causality between ADHD and atopic food allergy in children. We discuss epidemiology, interrelated mechanisms, and potential dietary interventions in the management of children with ADHD.
KeywordsADHD Allergy Atopy Children IgE Food Psychosocial status
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The authors declare no conflicts of interest in relation to this paper.
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