So what’s the next best contender? According to research, cannabis.
A 2013 study published in the Journal of Substance Use Misuse found that people were self-medicating, in order to deal with and manage hyperactivity and impulsive — two major components of ADD/ADHD.
The study surveyed about 280 cannabis users and the main finding was that a higher proportion of users reported experiencing symptoms of ADD/ADHD when they were not self-medicating. This finding led researchers to push for more resources to study the link between the endocannabinoid symptom and cannabinoid.
Following the findings of the 2013 study, researchers in Germany sought to closely examine the relationship between cannabis and ADD in 30 patients. In the