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ADHD is the most common psychological disorder in children. About 8% of children 4 to 17 years are diagnosed with ADHD. Estimates of the male-to-female ratio range from 2-10 to 1 depending on the survey method used. About 40-60% of these children will continue to have difficulty with inattention and impulsive behavior during adulthood. Adults with ADHD have a 5 times greater risk of substance abuse, 9 times greater risk of incarceration, and 20 times greater risk of antisocial personality disorder. There are three main subtypes of ADHD: inattentive, in which the patient may be unable to sustain attention and is easily distracted; hyperactive-impulsive, in which the patient exhibits excessive activity and acts without considering possible consequences; combined, in which the patient has difficulty with attention, hyperactivity, and impulse control.

Naturopathic Medicine for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Naturopathic Medicine offers an alternative to pharmaceutical treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with nutritional supplements, diet and lifestyle changes, and other natural therapies.

Aromatherapy/Essential Oils for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Aromatherapy with essential oils can help to regulate and calm the nervous system of children suffering from ADHD.

Controlling Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with Biofeedback

Biofeedback clinical trials have shown that personal EEG biofeedback is an effective therapy for attention deficit hy...

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder characterized by distractibility, hyperac...

Herbal Remedies for ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)

Physicians often prescribe nervous system stimulants like Ritalin for ADD or ADHD which can help one concentrate, but...

Dyslexia - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Dyslexia is a kind of learning disability noted for spatial reversals and shifts and is sometimes described as a neur...

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ADHD: Symptoms
ADHD: Symptoms

ADHD treatment For The ADHD child starts with understanding ADHD symptoms. Learn more what ADHD is, the primary symptoms and ADHD diagnosis.

Neurofeedback for ADHD
Neurofeedback for ADHD

Case history of a child with ADHD. This family found success with Neurofeedback for ADHD - without medications.

Natural ADHD Treatment
Natural ADHD Treatment

Natural ADHD treatment starts with learning what ADHD Natural treatments are. Learn more in this short educational video discussing what ADHD is, ADHD diagnosis and alternative treatments.

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Dr. Kristy Appelhans, Naturopathic Doctor and Sports Medicine Consultant

There are a number of therapies that can be beneficial for ADHD depending on the source(s) of the condition. Studies support holistic approaches rather than just addressing the behavioral component...

Healing Highly Sensitive Body in Chicago and South Florida

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become the most common diagnosis given to children in the United States. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) suggests...

Acupuncture in the Western Suburbs

As parents around the country are getting their children ready for back to school, there is no better time to discuss alternatives for treating attention-deficit disorder and attention-deficit hype...

Healing Highly Sensitive Body in Chicago and South Florida

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Omstone Aromas

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neurobehavioral development disorder found in 3-5% of American children. It is characterized by a child's inability to sit still for a length of...

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