Pesticides: Putting the H in ADHD

The chemical industry has cleverly played the use of pyrethroid pesticides as a safer residential alternative to other commercial pesticides. But, this is what you get with the latest and greatest “safe” chemical pesticide: A new study has documented the association between pyrethroid pesticide exposure and hyperactivity and impulsivity in children. Published in the journal Environmental Health, this study shows that pyrethroid puts the “H” in ADHD by causing dopamine dysregulation in the brain – and this neurochemical hyperactivity response is stronger in boys than in girls. The real alternatives for deterring household bugs are safe and natural remedies like boric acid, diatomaceous earth, cinnamon, and maybe a little more cleanliness in some cases. The problem is that most of these truly green solutions require both research and more effort on our parts while often working slower than the ultra-convenient kill-it-now-and-watch-it-die spray bottles.

Not what you want to find in your kitchen!

Not what you want to find in your kitchen!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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