Archive for ADHD Medication’ Category

Importance of parenting in ADHD children
Jul

19

2018

Importance of parenting in ADHD children

Research findings are showing that a highly efficacious treatment for children with ADHD and behavioural problems is parent behaviour therapy. In reviewing existing studies on treatment options, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) identified four programs that alleviated ADHD symptoms for children under 6 years old. These included Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), Incredible Years Parenting Program, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and New…

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Micronutrients over Medication: An alternative to combat ADHD
Dec

16

2017

Micronutrients over Medication: An alternative to combat ADHD

These days, it is common for medication to be prescribed as a first resort rather than the last. However, exciting new research has highlighted the potential for micronutrients to reduce ADHD symptoms providing a more naturalistic alternative to medication. New Zealand researchers Julia Rucklidge and colleagues administered an 8 week micronutrient treatment to adults with ADHD and assessed behavioural improvements at various time points. A…

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