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When ADHD Treatment Impacts Appetite

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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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We have learned that medication alone is not enough. We cannot treat only the neurochemical deficiency.

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