spalmer at mdanderson.org
Mon Apr 10 15:36:48 EST 2000
>Ritalin is an effective medication, used properly. There's no doubt about
>that, but I think most people feel it's best to avoid a stimulant, if at
>possible. The most well reasoned objection I've ever heard is that when
>take a stimulant, if speeds up the metabolism in your whole body, and
>therefore your whole body is oxidizing more fuel molecules and generating
>more superoxide radicals.
Interesting. Is there any research you know of on long-term
consequences of stimulant use? (other than abuse, of course)
>Also, stimulants only treat the symptoms, they don't correct the underlying
>problem. There is a better solution yet to be found to this problem.
Can't deny that.
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