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Top docs question need to 'medicate' millions of 'ADHD' kids:

• by JD Heyes

Top doctors are increasingly questioning the need to put millions of children who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, on medications that alter their minds and behaviors, often in very bad ways, over a period of time.

"As glasses help people focus their eyes to see," medical experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics say, "medications help children with ADHD focus their thoughts better and ignore distractions." And while stimulants are often abused for their ability to produce addictive sensations of high energy, euphoria, and potency, they are commonly compared to benign medical aids like eyeglasses or walking crutches, as suggested by their name, notes Dr. Yaakov Ophir. Ophir is a research associate at the Natural Language Processing lab of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and a licensed clinical psychologist with a specific expertise in child therapy, parent training, and family interventions, in a column that was initially published by the Brownstone Institute.

The piece was republished on the Substack of Dr. Robert Malone, who helped create mRNA technology.