Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… alternative to AD(H)D medication? If you have chosen not to medicate your child for ADD/ADHD, what else are you trying that has worked? Exercise? Diet? Sensory diet? Please include your child’s age and gender. I am a special education teacher and I would like to have some suggestions to offer parents who struggle with this decision. barry jennings answers: I have tried all the “other” methods in the past, and found that those ideas do help to some degree, but the …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

… impulsivity symptoms — to a degree beyond what would be expected for children their age. The symptoms must be present for at least 6 months, observable in 2 or more settings, and not caused by another problem. The symptoms must be severe enough to cause significant difficulties. Some symptoms must be present before age 7. Inattention symptoms: Fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork Difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play Does not seem to …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… exactly does that mean? Recent studies have shown that these behaviors occur to a varying degree in all children. These researchers have found that the “often” is best solved by the following criteria. Occurs at least twice a week Is touchy or easily annoyed by others? Loses temper Argues with adults Actively defies or refuses to comply with adults’ requests or rules WHAT CAUSES ODD: No one knows for certain. The usual pattern is for problems to begin between ages 1-3. If you …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

… functioning. You do need to find something that works. For some kids, I do think that’s medication. ETA: Kaye, you paid way to much for your psychology degree if it taught that spanking was effective discipline, lol. Also, weekly therapy sessions have NOT been found to be effective for treating ADHD, although perhaps it could help with the family, self-esteem issues it causes. However, behavior training groups have been found to be mildly helpful for ADHD. I agree with the poster who …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications Vyvanse

… more addictive. But other than money, there must be another reason why psychiatrists prefer to prescribe stimulants over non-stimulants. Psychiatrists can’t be that inhuman! barry jennings answers: I would think that stimulants would be more effective for those with inattentive-type ADHD, to improve enthusiasm and boost energy (to a degree). The efficacy of ADHD-ers taking stimulants has definitely been proven, hence why drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall are usually prescribed first. …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Teenagers

… for you to be hospitalized. The criteria for hospitalization is an imminent risk to self, others, or gravely disabled (so mentally ill that you cannot take care of yourself). You don’t describe that degree of illness in the vignette. Also, it don’t make sense to hospitalize you, as your symptoms are relatively mild. This can be managed on an outpatient basis. I wonder why the psychiatrist didn’t just write you a prescription for an anti-psychotic. The rest of the questions …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

Sharon asks… I need help finding a natural cure for my adult ADHD, Depression and lack of energy. Is there any free cure? Hollo my name is Lyle I’m 42 years old, and live in Seattle WA. I have a collage degree but I am corrently unemploied. I currently live in my art studio in the downtown area and am faced with a severe lack of motavation, inspration and focus .I dont have any family and my frends dont seem to understand what the hell is going on with me. Is there anyone out there …

Your Questions About Adhd Symptoms In Adults

… is if a doctor could interpret my personal history in such a way to see my inquiry into medication as an illegitimate attempt to get a prescription stimulant. I’m 19 with an Associates degree and a 3.97 GPA so I’m not a “stupid druggie.” I was also home-schooled for my entire childhood so no experienced teachers could observe me and recommend I see a doctor in regards to ADHD. barry jennings answers: Smoking cigarettes will not interfere at all. It’s irrelevant. …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… produced. They’ve got the advertising techniques for embellishing that garbage DOWN. It’s probably not as easy to make fruits and vegetables seem as appetizing. Coming off the American diet takes some conditioning, which takes some discipline, which was already covered in point #2. It’s also cheaper to a degree to buy bad food. You pay little and get a massive portion. Well, you get what you pay for. 4. No motivation to exercise. We can drive everywhere. The only encouragement …