Your Questions About Adhd Diets

Betty asks… Does a special diet help your ADHD or Autistic child? barry jennings answers: I do know that the behavioral therapy for ADHD and Autistic children where I used to work included a full nutritional analysis and then cutting a lot of things out and seeing what helped and what didn’t. Dyes, corn syrup, other additives, were often cut entirely out and then slowly reintroduced and odd allergies did seem to pop up. I didn’t know one child we worked with who …

Your Questions About Adhd In Children

Betty asks… Has anyone tried ATTEND or BeCalm’d for ADHD in children? My 6 year old son has been diagnosed as ADHD for 2 years. I have chosen not to use prescription meds to treat. Now that he is in first grade he is having a lot of difficulty. I am looking into alternative treatments and was wondering if anyone has tried ATTEND or BeCalm’d. barry jennings answers: Good for you for not drugging your son. My husband has it and my two year old is pretty hyper so who …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Betty asks… If ritalin dosnt work for you what can you try? I tried ritalin for a few months and it didnt work. I needed it as I couldnt focus or concentrate and had impending exams and it was out of control. I have most symptoms of ADD and ADHD but I prefer to cope without meds but that cant happen anymore as my future is on the line. I need something strong. I feel mentally sluggish as well. The reason I think that the ritili didnt work is it is hard to explain but it was kinda …

Your Questions About Adhd

Betty asks… What are the alternative treatments for ADHD in a preschooler? My four year old son was just diagnosed with ADHD (more hyperactivity than attention). My husband and I will choose the medication route only as a last resort after all other methods of treatment have been exhausted. I’ve heard about cutting sugar and processed foods out of the diet and Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids (flax seed and fish oil), but is there anything else out there that is safe enough to …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

Betty asks… Is it okay for a teenager to water fast? I am a 16 year old girl, I weigh 125lbs and I’m 5’6″. I am athletic, I play varsity soccer everyday for at least two hours. I take ritalin every morning for ADHD (I’m not sure, some websites said things about medications.) I am wondering about water fasting. I don’t want to do it for the diet, I want to do it for the healthiness. I don’t eat very well. I don’t eat breakfast because when I eat …

Your Questions About Adhd Meds

Linda asks… Are there any ADHD meds that have no effect on weight? Also, does anyone know if there happen to be medications specifically for ADHD that cause weight gain? I know most of them cause weight loss due to nausau, and I’m looking for one that has no effect on appetite, but which one/s cause gain? barry jennings answers: Well, I never heard of any adhd med that cause weight gains but lots cause weight loss. Betty asks… Are the regulations for ADHD/ADD meds the …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… more articles http://www.ehow.com/members/doban.html?view=3rd I would also recommend joining an autism forum for parents so that you can share information. Betty asks… Is there a mental condition or disorder that causes one to believe they are a child? I am wondering, is there a mental condition, disease, or syndrome that causes one to think that they are a child? And if so, what is the name of it? barry jennings answers: Yes, it is called Dissociative Identidy Disorder, formerly …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

Betty asks… non-drug strategies for parenting ADHD kids? Does anyone have any personal experience, either first-hand or otherwise, with parenting ADHD kids, specifically, helping them to focus better, sit still, behave in class, and so on? Maybe this means changing the diet, ways of speaking with the child(ren), new activities for them, etc. My friend is desperately looking for answers so she can help her 4-year-old before he goes into kindergarten. barry jennings answers: There are …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

… some work i have to do and school. give me your opinions please. thanks! barry jennings answers: Take some melatonin and/or benedryl. Betty asks… Can it be argued that most of our political representatives, regardless of party, suffer from ADHD? Can we expect to see a cure in our life time? barry jennings answers: Yes, of course it can! It could be argued that people should only wear lime green shirts with pink shoes and white socks. It could be argued that someone has the …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications

… on the chart does not mean it is legally available yet. Some on that chart are not available. After getting the new prescription, just tell the pharmacist that you want the generic when you go to fill the prescription. Betty asks… My son has ADHD,he’s tried 3 diferent medications due to stomach pains,he’s on Focalin now and still tumy pain? Please help me find something that he can take together w/ the adhd medication to avoid his stomach pain!!! Thanks barry jennings …