US boy drinks coffee to stop ADHD

US boy drinks coffee to stop ADHD

US mum Christie Haskell has treated her son’s hyper activity with a controversial treatment — two cups of coffee a day.

Although her son Rowan has not been officially diagnosed with ADHD, Christie says she wants to steer clear of prescription medication treatment like Ritalin.

So, she went online to look for an alternative and came up with coffee.

She says it helps him to concentrate and focus, while Rowan says “it calms him down”.

Doctors, on the other hand, say it may be doing more harm than good.

Find out more about Christie’s story and why doctors are against the treatment in the video player above.

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