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What are the best vitamins and supplements for an ADHD child?

21 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
11 doctors agree

In brief: None proven helpful

Adhd is not caused by deficiency of any vitamin or mineral.

In brief: None proven helpful

Adhd is not caused by deficiency of any vitamin or mineral.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: ADHD

None, unless deficiencies are proven to exist.

In brief: ADHD

None, unless deficiencies are proven to exist.
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many claims

The web is full of sites claiming that various "natural" combinations of vitamins and other supplements will help with adhd.
Most have little to no research to back their claims, and it often can be difficult even to find out what the products actually contain. No infrequently, they have caffeine as a major component; it is a weak stimulant and may help. But much better research on other meds.

In brief: Many claims

The web is full of sites claiming that various "natural" combinations of vitamins and other supplements will help with adhd.
Most have little to no research to back their claims, and it often can be difficult even to find out what the products actually contain. No infrequently, they have caffeine as a major component; it is a weak stimulant and may help. But much better research on other meds.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: None

There are often many claims for "simple" cures for various conditions including add/adhd.
Unfortunately there is no peer reviewed evidence that any of them are worth the expense.In fact there is research that they do not work.The known chemistry of add/adhd does not yet support the use of vitamin supplements.

In brief: None

There are often many claims for "simple" cures for various conditions including add/adhd.
Unfortunately there is no peer reviewed evidence that any of them are worth the expense.In fact there is research that they do not work.The known chemistry of add/adhd does not yet support the use of vitamin supplements.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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