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ADHD Treatment: Diet

Overview

Nutrition—while not a cure—can play a key role in reducing the symptoms of ADHD and is a critical component of any treatment plan. Nutrition-oriented solutions include the following:

  • Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation;
  • Vitamin/mineral supplementation; and
  • Special diets
    • Feingold Diet
    • Low-carb
    • Yeast-free

Treatments

Effect of DMAE (2-Dimethylaminoethanol) on ADHD

DMAE (2-dimethylaminoethanol) is a chemical that has been used to treat a number of conditions affecting the brain and central nervous system. Like other such treatments, it is thought to work by...

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Effect of Feingold Diet on ADHD

The Feingold Diet, created in the 1960s, came about after a pediatrician, Dr. Benjamin Feingold, discovered that many of his patients with ADHD exhibited more symptoms after ingesting foods...

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