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What herbal remedies work well for poor concentration or poor attention?

What herbal remedies work well for poor concentration or poor attention?

Herbal remedies: From my experience, omega 3 & st. John's wort work well, as well as many antioxidanta, assuming you are healthy. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Nahouraii
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Poor Attention (Definition)

Poor attention is a symptom in which a person has a short attention span. Attention is the ability to concentrate on a task, subject, or idea and remain interested. Persons with poor attention (such as in Attention Deficit Disorder) have trouble staying focused ...Read more


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What can I do to help my child with her poor attention skills at school without using drugs?

What can I do to help my child with her poor attention skills at school without using drugs?

Improved structure: Check out chadd.Org for a number of excellent books talking about non-drug stragies for helping with attention. Behavioral interventions can be as effective as medications, but they have to be well designed and maintained. The school psychologist should have a list of strategies worth trying. Like medications, the benefits disappear when you remove the support systems. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

What is the treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Many: The best treatment, is a proper evaluation.Once the diagnosis is established and comorbidities, if present addressed, the medications, usually stimulants are first line therapy along with behavioral intervention.Parenting, exercise, neurofeedback have demonstrated benefit, specially as adjuct therapies.Interactime metronome, cognitive training helps in some pts, dietary changes, vit etc, anecdotal response. ...Read more

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I'm a scared teen with bad molluscum contagiosum. Getting worse everyday, and can't seek medical attention, what is the fastest REAL home treatment?

I'm a scared teen with bad molluscum contagiosum. Getting worse everyday, and can't seek medical attention,  what is the fastest REAL home treatment?

Molluscum : Molluscum contagiousum is a virus, and similar to a wart. It resolves on it's own, without treatment, between 6m and 2yrs. Treatment can leave scars, and is generally not recommended. However, when there are many of them on the face, it can be distressing. In this case, see a dermatologist. Also, it is contagious. Be careful with bathing, as well as clothing ,towels and bedding. ...Read more

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What other treatment options help with attention issue that can be used in pregnancy?

What other treatment options help with attention issue that can be used in pregnancy?

ADHD therapist: can't take away the symptoms of ADHD completely. but can certainly help you deal with them. ADHD therapy is finding ways to overcome specific impediments that ADHD sets in your path. ...Read more

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Narcissistic personality in addition to need for startup high and attention addiction. Does anyone know of treatment?

Narcissistic personality in addition to need for startup high and attention addiction. Does anyone know of treatment?

Psychoanalysis: Question is a bit difficult to comprehend. What is the treatment for a narcissistic personality who craves a "startup high" and "attention?" not clear what a "startup high" means. In any case, it seems to me that the only established treatment for such a person is psychodynamic psychotherapy or psychoanalysis. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy if you suspect you have come into contact with poison ivy and can't get medical attention?

What is the best home remedy if you suspect you have come into contact with poison ivy and can't get medical attention?

Wash and steroid: Wash the contact area thoroughly, apply a topical steroid cream such as Hydrocortisone and avoid direct contact with clothes worn when the ivy contact happened. Wear a rubber glove to avoid direct contact with the clothes and wash them thoroughly. If the symptoms worsen, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is attention deficit disorder treatment only for school, or do you use it every day of the year?

Is attention deficit disorder treatment only for school, or do you use it every day of the year?

Key question!: The benefits of continuing treatment when school is not in session often outweigh the risks of the medication. Remember, the problems from adhd are not just with grades. Adhd symptoms adversely effect a child's ability to make and maintain friends, have a positive relationship with parents, make less impulsive decisions with peers (e.g. Trying cigarettes or sex), and less likely to have accidents. ...Read more

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