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can lack of exercise and high blood pressure produce symptoms similar to attention deficit disorder?

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Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Saha answered
43 years experience Palliative Care
Exercise and sleep.: No. Having your BP under control and doing exercise on a regular basis, good nutrition , and at least 8 hrs of sleep every night is good for overall well-being ! these measures and appropriate meds against adhd will certainly help you.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Regular exercise: Appropriate amounts of sleep and good BP control all work to improve mental focus.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
HTN/ADHD: Indirectly, if BP is not under control & u r not getting enough rest & sleep & activity, it can affect your focusing & attention.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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