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 Children: Neuro Relaxer, Brain Food, GTF Chromium, Natural 5-HTP, Vitamin C 1000 w/Bioflavinoids. All these supplements should be taken with food. For Adults: Brain Food, Neuro Relaxer, Multiple for Every Man, Multiple for Every Woman, Natural 5-HTP, and L-Tryptophan. Avoid caffeine and caffeine containing beverages. 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.
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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.
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