Can DHA Deficiency Cause Learning Disorders in Children (Dyslexia and Dyspraxia)

If you suspect or have confirmed that your child has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), studies have shown that this could be due to insufficient DHA in his diet.

One of the fastest-growing childhood disorders in the modern world, ADHD symptoms range from difficulty in concentrating, to fidgeting, restlessness, impulsiveness and general naughtieness to antisocial behavious and violent aggression towards others.

Children with ADHD are liable to experience problems at school and at home; ranging from learning problems, hyperactive, etc.

DHA in Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
Dyslexia and Dyspraxia are learning disorders thought to be due to improper and or insufficient brain/nerve signalling.

Dyslexia is considered mainly a reading and writing problem, while Dyspraxia involves difficulty in coordinating movements. Children in such conditions poorly convert other omega3 fatty acids to DHA- which leads to a deficiency of DHA.

Studies have shown that DHA supplements have significantly helped reduce aggressive behavious and stress, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia in ADHD.