A Chain Reaction – Lipid Imbalances, Emotional Dysregulation and ADHD

Gali Artiz, Director of Scientific Affairs at VAYA Pharma, joins the Thinking Moms' Revolution blog with an article about the link between lipid imbalances and emotional dysregulation in children with ADHD.

When you think of places in the body where fat is concentrated, you might think of the hips, thighs, or buttocks. How about the brain? Researchers estimate that about 60 percent of the dry weight of the brain consists of lipids, or fat. The brain loves healthy fats (or lipids) because, as one example, they are key components of cell membranes and nerve signaling that help support cellular communication.

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