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Asked Can a chiropractor treat ADHD? 9 years ago

Herbs can help lessen the symptoms of ADHD although they rarely offer a standalone solution. For a full list, see ADHD Treatment: Herbs.

What your friend Paul says is true; stimulation medication has been linked to sudden death syndrome in children with pre-existing heart conditions. However, it’s rare. Indeed, there is no increased risk of sudden heart syndrome in children without pre-existing heart conditions. As far as a doctor forcing you to take Ritalin, a doctor can no more force you to take stimulants than they can force you to take any other type of medication. Ideally, the decision of how to treat your ADHD should lie with your doctor, mom and you.

What your friend Paul says is true; stimulation medication has been linked to sudden death syndrome in children with pre-existing heart conditions. However, it’s rare. Indeed, there is no increased...

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Answered Can ADHD be treated through diet? 9 years ago

The key word is “treated.” Researchers do not have conclusive evidence that diets cure ADHD. However, research has linked low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and certain key minerals such as iron, magnesium and zinc in individuals to ADHD.

The key word is “treated.” Researchers do not have conclusive evidence that diets cure ADHD. However, research has linked low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and certain key minerals such as iron,...

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