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11-01-16, 06:46 PM
November 1 2016

Another in a long list of reasons to avoid this drug.
A recent study (http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2016/july/acetaminophen-during-pregnancy-linked-to-autism) found that boys exposed to acetaminophen (Tylenol) before birth were more likely to have symptoms of autism during childhood.
This isn’t the first time that scientists have reported a connection between using this drug during pregnancy and brain and behavior abnormalities in children. Other studies (http://www.anh-usa.org/tylenol-use-during-pregnancy-may-increase-adhd-risk-for-children/) show that exposure to acetaminophen raised the risk of developing ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) by 40%. Another study found that women taking it increased the risk of their child having behavioral problems by 70%.

Read more: http://www.anh-usa.org/tylenol-during-pregnancy-linked-to-autism/