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What is the best herble remedy for adhd?

What is the best herble remedy for adhd?

None: No herbal intervention has ever been shown to improve focus, concentration or attention in double blind placebo controlled studies. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Do you know of any home remedies for ADHD children?

Do you know of any home remedies for ADHD children?

No: No specific home remedies but parental understanding and support, getting educational support services, making sure a child gets sufficient sleep and has a well balanced diet. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedies for ADHD? My son has been off his Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for a month and cannot see family doctor for another month so I need an alter

Is there any natural remedies for ADHD? My son has been off his Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for a month and cannot see family doctor for another month so I need an alter

ADHD Remedies: Most natural remedies are dietary. Eliminating processed food especially foods with artificial color, wheat, chocolate and dairy. Biofeedback, relaxation techniques such as massage and yoga are also utilized. This Web Site has lots of alternatives: http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/natural-remedies-adhd#promoSlide ...Read more

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Homiopathic or natural remedies for add/adhd please help me keep my son off drugs I am looking for some good homiopathic or natual solutions for ADHD in a 6 year old, otherwise healthy child. I am stronly against any perscribed meds ie; ritalin, concerta

Homiopathic or natural remedies for add/adhd
please help me keep my son off drugs I am looking for some good homiopathic or natual solutions for ADHD in a 6 year old, otherwise healthy child.

I am stronly against any perscribed meds ie; ritalin, concerta

There are resources: Although I do not share your fear of stimulants, there are other approaches. Start with "addressing add naturally" by dr. Kathi kemper. At age 6, he might do well with a good behavior program. Check out the chadd.Org website for books about such treatments. "natural" remedies are unstudied and usually either ineffective or use high doses of caffeine; natural does not equal safe. ...Read more

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When before natural ADHD remedies start to work?

When before natural ADHD remedies start to work?

Wait........: If the symptoms of " adhd " are " caused " by a dietary problem, it is not adhd but a dietary problem ! true adhd , if diagnosed properly has no natural cures that have withstood standard scientific trials. Do not be misled. ...Read more

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How long before "natural" ADHD remedies start working?

How long before "natural" ADHD remedies start working?

Never: "natural" add remedies don't work, so don't waste your time with them. They often cause many side effects without any benefit at all. See a doctor wo knows how to treat add i. Adults before using snake oil type treatments. ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbs or remedies that can help with ADHD along with meds prescribed by the doctors?

No: There has been one study showing some help with use of an extract from a tree bark and one study showing some help with use of fish oil products, but these have been small studies. However, many parents do use melatonin to help children sleep who suffer from insomnia because of their adhd or the medications used to treat it. ...Read more

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