Nutrition, immunological mechanisms and dietary immunomodulation in ADHD

  title={Nutrition, immunological mechanisms and dietary immunomodulation in ADHD},
  author={Annelies A. J. Verlaet and Daniela Briceno Noriega and Nina Hermans and Huub F J Savelkoul},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) etiology is not completely understood, but common comorbid dysfunction of the gastrointestinal and immune system suggests that these systems may be affected by a common genetic background and molecular mechanisms. For example, increased levels of specific cytokines were observed in ADHD. Moreover, ADHD has a high comorbidity with both Th1- and Th2-mediated disorders like ear infections, eczema and asthma. A common pathophysiological mechanism was… CONTINUE READING
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