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 Medications For Kids

Mary asks… Should kids be medicated for ADHD? I have read so many negative things about medications for ADHD and am really upset that my step-son is on this medication. He was only on it for school but now he is on a higher dose and takes it everyday. He doesn’t eat after he takes it until dinner time and even then he sometimes wont eat. His mother refuses to try any other options and rushed into putting him on the medication. My husband is also upset about it but we know there …

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 Diets

Nancy asks… ADHD Diet. Has it worked for you? My son is 4 and we have been taking him to a physiologist for about 6 months now. We took him his physiologist last week. He said that maybe we needed to talk to my sons doctor about putting him on meds for ADHD. My husband and I don’t want to go that wrought yet. We want to try other steps first. We have tried different ways of discipline. They worked for a while, but he has back stepped. So I was wondering has any one on here has …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Lisa asks… When you Ex husband thinks he is God? Our Daughter has ADD not ADHD and , after one year of telling him I think she has it I alone chose meds its a low dose 10mg Adderall xr. I went with diet, I had her tested for everything you named it I have tried it on my own and own cost, I hated meds as well as my ex but I gave in and said ok I will try it and it does work for her, not alone with behavior management, and her diet as well. No matter what I do or say he will no listen and …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… me. I had depression for years, and I was so “up and down” all the time. I could never predict how I would react to any given situation. My husband put us all on the FAILSAFE diet and it changed our lives. I now have stable, happy moods. My daughter (6yo) is very helpful, considerate and stable emotionally, my son (4yo) actually considers the things that we say and can be talked around. Previously he was completely stubborn and defiant. The toxins we removed from our diets …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets

… ‘chemical’ in the brain, all you have to do is give a med that brings it to normal. No diet will fix this, it is a condition not a diet or attitude problem. Mandy asks… ADHD Diet. Has it worked for you? My son is 4 and we have been taking him to a physiologist for about 6 months now. We took him his physiologist last week. He said that maybe we needed to talk to my sons doctor about putting him on meds for ADHD. My husband and I don’t want to go that wrought yet. We …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… of her. Do not clean her room unless she is helping you. Once again that will confuse her, trust me I cant ever find anything when my husband decides he wants to randomly rearrange stuff. Most people with ADA have their own ways of organization. Let her organize her room with you. She can tell you where she would like things. – Most children with ADD will excel at a particular subject. She may suffer greatly in others. We are typically very smart and catch on to certain things easily. Its …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Add

Betty asks… Dinner ideas for our culture night? semi special diet..? In my family, we have a “culture night”. It’s when we get together and try a new culture dish and learn a little about the culture itself. It’s an effort to make sure the kids, as well as my husband and I, are learning something while eating something besides McDonalds or some frozen crap in a box. I’m really not looking for recipes, only the name of it. I can look up the recipes myself, …

Your Questions About Adhd

… for reevaluation. My husband and I are looking for a few tips to make things a little easier. We have two other children in the house as well-3 years and 10 months. Thanks for your answers. barry jennings answers: Increase her exercise…chances are she’s pretty sedentary, right? There are studies being done by some physician (saw it on the news so I don’t have a URL reference, sorry) and he has shown that increasing the exercise in children causes the brain to naturally …