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Why Food Is the Main Cause of ADHD in Children

The problem is not only this diagnosis, but the way it ADHD is treated. Children are put onto medications like Ritalin and Adderall which can have serious negative side effects like loss of appetite, trouble sleeping, and even depression. ADHD is generally used to describe children who suffer from inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination…

ADD/ADHD Treatment in Children

Natural Treatment for ADD / ADHD

Parents are quick to put their children on chemical medication as soon as they are diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, but what about alternative, natural remedies? While drugs like Ritalin and Adderall may help reduce the symptoms of ADD/ADHD, they often do not target the root cause of the problem, and in addition, they might…

Managing ADHD the Natural Way

Managing ADHD the Natural Way

Check Your Day Planner at Least 3 Times a Day: Whether it is an app on your phone, or an old-school day planner; make sure that you know what’s happening today. It helps a lot, especially on busy days! Make a Daily “To Do” List: This is a great add-on to your day planner, as…

Food Triggers of ADHD

Food Triggers of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make activities that require concentration or focus severely difficult. Learning, working, or even playing games can become a challenge for people who suffer from ADHD. The disorder is usually treated with medication and behavioral therapy, but something that begs to be questioned is the role of a person’s diet.…

Tips to Get a Grip on Your Adult ADHD

Tips to Get a Grip on Your Adult ADHD

Check Your Day Planner at Least 3 Times a Day: Whether it is an app on your phone, or an old-school day planner; make sure that you know what’s happening today. It helps a lot, especially on busy days! Make a Daily “To Do” List: This is a great add-on to your day planner, as…

Adult adhd

Signs of Adult ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is something that is usually associated with children, but it can be just as bad among adults. Often people are unaware that they suffer from ADHD, and do not know what causes them to lose focus so easily. ADHD is usually something that a person has had since childhood, but it often…

Digestion, Autism & ADHD

Digestion, Autism & ADHD

“SURVEYS PUBLISHED IN THE GASTROENTEROLOGY LITERATURE HAVE STATED THAT GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS, SUCH AS CHRONIC CONSTIPATION OR DIARRHEA, OCCUR IN 46% TO 85% OF CHILDREN WITH ASDS.”  Journal of Pediatrics – Scott M. Myers, MD The digestive tract is the heart of the innate immune system.  The innate immune system is a barrier defence against microbes. …

Sugar and ADHD

Sugar and ADHD

In a Yale study of healthy children without ADHD, blood levels of glucose and a variety of hormones and neurotransmitters were measured before and after a sugary drink (decaffeinated cola sweetened with glucose; equivalent to two 340ml cans of Coca-Cola). These children were compared to a control group of children drinking a diet cola. In…