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Will Switching Medications Help My ADHD Symptoms?

My doctor prescribed methylphenidate for my ADHD, and it didn't do much for my most problematic symptoms. Would...

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When to Fire Your Doctor: Ensuring the Best ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

Rushes you through or brushes you off? Dr. Hallowell on when it's time to show your doctor the... more »

 
A healthy ADHD diet is low in sugar — so this chocolate cake may not cut it.

The Sugar Wars: Using Diet to Treat ADHD Symptoms in Children

Simple changes in diet, like cutting back on snacks with sugar, could bring out the sweeter side in... more »

 
The ADHD diet for kids includes all the food groups shown here.

The ADHD Diet for Kids: Balanced Meals, Better Behavior

Changing your child's diet can be an effective alternative ADHD treatment. How choosing the right foods can improve... more »

 
Improve ADHD Symptoms in Children by Limiting Snacks and Foods with Artificial Coloring.

Are Fruit Loops Evil? ADHD Hyperactivity and Food Dyes

Artificial dyes in foods can cause hyperactivity in a child with attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD). Here are... more »

 
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ADHD Food: The Right Carbs, Fats, Proteins, and More

Foods and nutrients — such as complex carbs, fish oil, protein, and certain vitamins — could boost ADHD... Foods for ADHD»

 
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The ADHD Food Fix: Fight Symptoms with Diet and Nutrition

Studies show that a high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet combined with ADHD-friendly supplements like fish oil and zinc can... ADHD-friendly foods and supplements

 
Healthy food options to manage ADHD symptoms.

Eat This, Avoid That! 9 Food Rules for ADHD Families

A well-rounded diet can improve ADD symptoms — including focus, hyperactivity, and impulsivity — in both children and... more »

Dr. Larry Silver M.D. is the author of two books about parenting ADHD/LD children. Ask The Expert Larry Silver, M.D.

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"Our pediatrician requires my four ADHD sons to have screenings every three months. Is this really necessary?"...

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