The diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has risen. Combination of behavioral therapy with prescription medication seems to be an effective treatment for ADHD. However, there are also several alternative therapies that are also considered effective. Continue reading for natural alternatives to treating ADHD symptoms.
Nutrition: Studies over the past 20 years have shown that there is no link between food additives and exacerbation of ADHD symptoms. In my practice however, parents have seen a decrease in their child’s disruptive behavior, decrease in hyperactivity and an increase with their focus when they reduce a child’s intake of sugar, food dyes and preservatives. Eating healthy is key. Foods like vegetables, whole grains, protein, and taking vitamins like fish oils and B-complex can help a child with the symptoms of ADHD and improve mood, mental focus and brain function.
This information is from psychcentral.com written by Helen Nieves
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