Can You Cure ADHD with Diet?

Doctors, therapists, child behavior psychologists and pharmacists are constantly fielding questions about a “cure” for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The truth is that the disorder has no definite cure, but rather that a number of different treatments and strategies can help to lessen the disruption that ADHD causes in the lives not only of the person with the disorder, …

What Happens if ADHD is Left Untreated?

The label “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (ADHD) is a description of a wide range of behaviors that can be considered as falling outside of the “normal” range. Almost all people at some point in their lives exhibit one or more of these types of behaviors, and what causes them to be classified as having the disorder is the persistence and …

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 …

What is the Best ADHD Medication for a Child?

An important distinction must be made at the beginning of our article addressing the best medication for a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD affects people in different ways, and it’s not possible to even begin to define the ‘best’ medication for your child. We are planning in this article to describe the scientific basis for the most commonly …

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 …