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Developments That Have Led to the ADD/ADHD Diagnosis Crisis

The prevalence of the ADD/ADHD diagnosis does not definitely indicate that something is dreadfully wrong with the nation’s children, but rather that something has definitely changed. Although some cases of out-of-control children being diagnosed with ADD/ADHD are most likely due to nutritional imbalances and deficiencies as well as allergies and sensitivities, a good number of […]

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ADD/ADHD: The Nutrition Connection

Since the late 1970’s the suspected connection between ADD/ADHD and nutrition has been explored by researchers. To date, there are so many reputable studies that indicate that there is a connection, that the influence of nutrition on ADD/ADHD can no longer be ignored. Yet, even with all of the information that is available, the connection […]

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Alternatives to Medication for the Treatment of ADD/ADHD

Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food –Hippocrates There are currently no federally-approved treatments for ADD/ADHD other than prescription medications. Although, a significant majority of studies are discovering validity in numerous “natural” treatments, and a number of credible health professionals are recommending behavioral and dietary interventions to supplement, the U.S. […]

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Making Intelligent Decisions in the Treatment of ADD/ADHD

With consumers becoming more aware of the dangers of prescription ADD/ADHD medications, and with researchers devoting more resources toward uncovering treatments that will help sufferers conquer ADD/ADHD, there’s no doubt that there really are other, more intelligent, choices available to those who have received an ADD/ADHD diagnosis. Most sources admit that the exact cause of […]

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Pesticides and ADHD

A central part of the strategy that I propose in my bestselling book ‘3 Steps to Conquering ADD-ADHD’ is the active avoidance of substances that are harmful (summarized in the book as Avoid the Bad). You may be surprised to learn that I sometimes include fruit and vegetables in this category. “How can this be?” […]

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