ADD/ADHD


Dietary Changes That May Help Improve ADHD Symptoms

Dietary Changes That May Help Improve ADHD Symptoms

The majority of children with ADHD, over 70 percent, are put on medication to help control their symptoms. Parents who want to minimize the amount of medication their child takes, or who would like to see even more improvement in ADHD symptoms, may want to try changing their child’s diet. Research suggests that some children with ADHD experience a small improvement in symptoms when they...

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Is Your Child Too Young to Be Diagnosed With ADHD?

Is Your Child Too Young to Be Diagnosed With ADHD?

Your preschooler is very energetic. At least, that’s what your child’s teacher says. But, to you, something seems wrong, or like something seems off or not really right. The boundless energy that your child has isn’t the problem. It’s your child’s inability to calm down, quiet the body or focus at any time. Is it possible that your young child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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Three Effective Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions To Help Your Child With ADHD

Three Effective Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions To Help Your Child With ADHD

  It is estimated that up to one-in-ten American children are affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For many of these children, prescription medications are the standard treatment option, and healthcare professionals often give little thought to alternatives. Medications commonly used for ADHD include stimulants such as amphetamines and methylphenidates. While these drugs may be effective in treating ADHD in some cases, there are still real...

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Six Frequently Misinterpreted Signs of Hypothyroidism

Six Frequently Misinterpreted Signs of Hypothyroidism

Did you know that 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware that their thyroid gland is not functioning properly? Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland, is the most common thyroid disorder. Sadly, the condition often goes undiagnosed because its numerous varied symptoms are misinterpreted as signs of other ailments. Once diagnosed, hypothyroidism can be managed and treated, but many patients needlessly suffer for...

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