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Are there any natural herbs or remedies that can help with ADHD along with meds prescribed by the doctors?
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Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hmmm
Michael bloch, md, assistant professor at the yale child study center at yale university school of medicine commented on a review of over six hundred patients showing a minimal help in using omega-3 acids in adhd patients.
He cautions however, that the effect is minimal, and does not supplant mainline treatment.August 16 in the journal of the academy of child and adolescent psychiatry.

In brief: Hmmm
Michael bloch, md, assistant professor at the yale child study center at yale university school of medicine commented on a review of over six hundred patients showing a minimal help in using omega-3 acids in adhd patients.
He cautions however, that the effect is minimal, and does not supplant mainline treatment.August 16 in the journal of the academy of child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
2 others Treatment of ADHD with French maritime pine bark extract, Pycnogenol. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16699814 and methyl B-12 but there is more anecdotal evidence then published studies.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics
In brief: Omega-3 plus meds
Omega-3 oils support the brain and nervous system. Omega-3 supplements have been used alone and in conjunction with traditional medications for treatment of ADHD.

In brief: Omega-3 plus meds
Omega-3 oils support the brain and nervous system. Omega-3 supplements have been used alone and in conjunction with traditional medications for treatment of ADHD.
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