Your Questions About Adhd Medications Side Effects

… answers: The weight loss depends of what your taking, Adderall and Ritilan are known for having people lose wieght and messing with sleeping patterns. Some people may have certian side effects be seen more clearly. I don’t think i’ve ever heard of your “noodle” stopping to grow but i have heard of people slowing growth with height. Alot of it also depends on how old you are Donna asks… How can you tell if a six year-old is having side effects to an ADHD drug? My …

Your Questions About Adhd

… try? barry jennings answers: Rebecca M – There are a number of alternative “treatments” for ADHD, but I would first be curious to know a lot more around the circumstances of how your child was diagnosed? A child as young as 4 has a LOT going on…and while one can start to think that it might be ADHD, I am always hesitant about making a diagnosis at this age. A 4 year-old child is still growing and developing, and has so much to absorb from the world. I really applaud …

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 Causes In Children

… and make no exceptions. Some parents report that it is helpful to build it into a celebration, such as “Now that you are starting kindergarten, you are expected to stay in your own bed every night” or “As a 4-year-old, you will get new privileges! One of those is the excitement of picking the toy you want to sleep with in your own bed every night.” * Don’t weaken to crying or whining. If you do, your child wins. Tell your child you are not going to keep coming in …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… retardation (the current medical term for cogntive disability until teh new DSm comes out) i never heard of a state having a form of disability for kids…. Chris asks… Has anyone on here ever had their child on the Feingold diet? or known a child on it? Does it really help. Do you think it would help a child with severe ADHD and other severe learning problems? I am a nanny for a 7 year-old boy and his almost 3 year-old brother (He will be 3 this month) They are both delayed, but …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

Joseph asks… Who has a child that has ADHD, what are there symptoms, reactions, actions, and how do you deal with it? My six year-old has ADHD and a speech disability. But she is smart as a tack. She is on Concerta medication. She can talk morbid and say things that I am not sure happened or not. Is this normal for ADHD kids? barry jennings answers: My oldest is severly ADHD. I am kind of crunchy when it comes to medications but this is what he was like and what I did. 1. Motor …

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… there, either. I cannot believe how hard it is to find a doctor who will see my 5-year-old before he’s halfway to being a 7-year-old. barry jennings answers: If you think your child has ADHD and it is significantly impacting his ability to be successful in school (and you are in the U.S.). You can request and assessment from your school district. Make a formal request in writing. The main purpose is to see if your child has a disability that impacts his education enough that he may …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Children

… ineffective, but they’re generally considered a back up treatment, and in most cases are less effective than stimulants. Once the dose is properly adjusted, you’ll see significant improvement in behavior with minimal side effects. However, the long-term effects of stimulants on pre-school age kids are not well documented. Early childhood is a time of rapid neurological development, and the medications may cause damage in a 4-year-old that they do not cause in a 6-year-old. The use …