... stimulants at usual doses. Why are they not banned when they can cause sudden death in kids??? They can cause heart defects, heart attacks, also weight loss,tics,mood disorders,liver and kidney damage and are not a long term solution. Is it not time to end this before more young kids die? Kids don't deserve to have their own health put at risk when there may be lots of reasons why they are behaving in a way that has got them labelled ADHD There is no clear cut test to even prove it exists!