Nutrition Expert and Author Shares Important Diet Information For ADD, ADHD and Weight Loss

… ADD, ADHD, if people and the parents and everyone were to come to understand that everything we put in our body obviously affects us physically, but to understand that it also affects us mentally and emotionally, our ability to concentrate, this whole ADD, ADHD, well no wonder most of these Kids are bouncing off the walls and can’t focus. One, we have to remember what it was like to be a child, first of all. That to me is so important. That child has so much energy that should not be …

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication

… choosing whether to try medication as a way to manage the symptoms of your child’s ADHD make sure to consider the pros and cons along with your child’s characteristics and the attitude of the school. References Flora, Stephen Ray. Taking America Off Drugs (2007) State University of New York Press, Albany Wilens, Timothy E. Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medication For Kids, (2004) TheGuilford Press, New York Appendix Resources For Parents To Get More Information Straight Talk About …

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide

… parents improve the behavior of a child with ADHD. ADHD Secret #1: Parenting Techniques Must Be Adapted to Kids with ADHD What works for adolescents with ADHD may not work for a seven-year-old with this diagnosis. Likewise, if a behavior modification technique works for 95% of children, that doesn’t mean it will be effective for the 5% of Kids with ADHD. The time out is a classic example of a behavior modification tool that is often misused with children who have ADHD. Timeouts are often …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and medical disorder that affects millions of people nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …