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Evidence list for ASMR video about ADHD!

Hey there! I recently posted an ADHD video where you can get a consultation from a real doctor to improve your ADHD treatment options. It’s awesome, it’s all in the rainforest and stuff. There wasn’t room in Youtube’s description box for all the resources, so I am posting them here:

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There are some resources missing; I wasn’t able to copy them all due to a copy limit from the text I was using. There are additional studies regarding pine bark, sudden deaths on stimulants, and massage therapy if you need them!


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