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Long-Term Effects of Medical and Recreational Use of ADD Meds

You’ve heard the names: Adderall, Ritalin, Dexedrine, Concerta. Need we go on? Did you happen to see the episode of Desperate Housewives, where one of its characters, Lynette, began taking her kids’ Adderall so that she could have more energy needed to keep up with three boys? It got a lot of people talking about […]

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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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Riboflavin: Brain Food for a Starving ADD ADHD Brain

This article is excerpted from the highly acclaimed Book by Jon Bennett. This book is available Here The past month has been very difficult on Kathy. James, her husband, died due to the complications arising out of use of drugs that were prescribed to him for treating ADD-ADHD [Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder […]

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Lack of Thiamin = Lack of Attention

    Nick is elated. He has just landed an internship with a prestigious national daily. In addition, he is already daydreaming about the time when he will be interviewing top officials, writing stinging reports and seeing his by-line appear every morning.

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ADD/ADHD Drug GUide – Part 5

This week, we need to take a look at a non-stimulant drug used to treat ADD/ADHD.  It’s brand name is Atomoxetine, but you may recognize it as Strattera.  Despite its very hefty price tag, it is becoming widely used for adults and children. Strattera is known as a selective norepinephrenine reuptake inhibitor.  This means that […]

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