There are two groups of symptoms that define Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). One is related to inattention and the other to hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Individuals with ADHD, predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type, usually display six or more symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity and less than six symptoms of inattention. They usually show some of the following symptoms: hyperactivity, restlessness, inappropriate running and climbing, excessive talking, a tendency to interrupt others, impatience, impulsivity, haste, and rapid movements. The stimulant drugs Dexedrine and Ritalin, and the first non-stimulant drug, Strattera, are still the standard treatments. They are toxic and are not curative. It appears that children with ADHD have at least one parent who meets the criteria for a diagnosis.
For Adults: Brain Food, Krill Oil, Neuro Complex, Neuro Relaxer, Neuro Balancer (take one tablet with dinner for one week and observe your progress for a week or as needed), Multiple for Every Man, Multiple for Every Woman, L-Taurine, Natural 5-HTP, and L-Tryptophan. Avoid copper, shellfish, colas. Reduce all sweets and processed foods like white bread, toaster pastries, and doughnuts. Biofeedback/Neurofeedback sessions accompanied by Bible-based, multi-image brain training can facilitate improvement.
Herding KL, Judah RD, Gant C. Outcome-based comparison of Ritalin versus food-supplement treated children with AD/HD.
Altern Med Rev. 2003 Aug; 8(3): 319-30. Sinha D, Efron D. Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with ADHD. J Paediatr Child Health. 2005 Jan-Feb; 41(1-2): 23-6.
NOTE: Start with the first one to three products, based on your needs. Take supplements for a minimum of one month (in severe cases longer) until relieved of the symptoms. Then take supplements on and off for maintenance.
Information provided on these pages is given within the context of a wellness program. All materials provided or sold on this Web site, including herbs or other supplements, should not be construed as personal medical advice. The user must assume responsibility to seek appropriate health care from professionals prior to implementing the recommendations made on the program or using any product sold on Faith & Family Nutrition Web site. The user is solely responsible for the outcome. Any person, information, or product associated with this site cannot be held responsible for your actions, nor any conditions resulting thereof.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.