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Can Exercise Help With Adhd?

What kind of exercise is good for ADHD? A few examples include dancing, Zumba classes, soccer, tennis and racquetball, running (especially with a running group), walking, HIIT and Tabata, and jump rope. Martial arts — including ju jit su, karate, and tae kwon do — are also a good aerobic exercise for individuals diagnosed with ADHD.

Does exercise cure ADHD? One ADHD treatment that doesn’t require a prescription or a visit to a therapist’s office is exercise. Research is finding that getting regular fitness can improve thinking ability, and it may improve the symptoms of ADHD.

How physical exercise helps with ADHD? According to the broad science, exercise tempers ADHD by increasing the neurotransmitters dopamine and norepinephrine-both of which play leading roles in regulating the attention system.