Hypothesis: Is ADHD a (non) allergic hypersensitivity disorder?

Research concerning the causal association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and allergies is inconclusive.

The authors recommend that this hypothesis should to be tested by randomized controlled trials using environmental triggers and immunologic/genetic research.

References:
ADHD as a (non) allergic hypersensitivity disorder: A hypothesis. Lidy M. J. Pelsser 1,2 , Jan K. Buitelaar 3 and Huub F. J. Savelkoul 2. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2008.00749.x

Childhood asthma may be associated with subsequent development of ADHD in early adolescence http://bit.ly/jWqO1k

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