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yperactivity , concentration difficulties and impulsiveness improve uring seven weeks ’ treatment with valerian root and lemon balm xtracts in primary school children

@inproceedings{Gromball2014yperactivityC,
  title={yperactivity , concentration difficulties and impulsiveness improve uring seven weeks ’ treatment with valerian root and lemon balm xtracts in primary school children},
  author={{\"u}rgen Gromball and Frank Beschornerb and Christian Wantzenc and Ute Paulsend and artin Burkartd},
  year={2014}
}
Background: Valerian root and lemon balm extracts have previously shown efficacy and excellent tolerability in children < 12 years suffering from restlessness and insomnia. We now examined whether treatment with a fixed combination of both may also improve concentration, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Methods: 169 primary school children suffering from hyperactivity and concentration difficulties but not meeting ADHS criteria were treated in an observational study by 27 office based… 

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