Is ADHD Medication for Life?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that may start to be noticed in children from around six years of age, and persists through to adulthood in a large percentage of those afflicted.  There is no scientifically accepted cure for ADHD. The three most widely used treatments are prescribed medications, behavioral therapy, and dietary supplements. In treating ADHD, the …

Can You Treat ADHD Without Prescription Medication?

Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health disorder that presents with repeating patterns of specific types of behavior, mainly as bouts of hyperactivity or as a lack of attention. These patterns of inattention or hyperactivity disturb the person’s functioning and educational or social development. Generally, symptoms begin during childhood and may persist …

Understanding the Alternative Treatment Options for ADHD

Before a discussion can be held about treatments for any disorder, there needs to be a clear understanding of the underlying elements, so let’s start with a short overview of what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is, how common it is, and who has the disorder. We can then look at what alternative treatments are on offer, including alternative meds …