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Levels of Zinc, Magnesium and Iron in Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

@inproceedings{Khan2017LevelsOZ,
  title={Levels of Zinc, Magnesium and Iron in Children with Attention Deficit Disorder},
  author={Shahid Ali Khan},
  year={2017}
}
  • S. Khan
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine, Psychology
Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common multifactorial and complex neuro developmental disorder often persisting through adolescence and adulthood. Indications of nutritional treatments with omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals like zinc, magnesium, iron, etc. are gaining importance. We therefore sought to estimate ,and compare the mineral content of zinc, magnesium, and iron in the plasma of ADHD diagnosed children with normal non-ADHD children, and establish a… 

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