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The ADHD Food Fix: Fighting Symptoms with Diet and Nutrition

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

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"How Ritalin Saved My Child"

"I thought my son was fine just the way he was. But if he was going to make... more »

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But What Are the Side Effects of NOT Trying Medication?

"I know that ADHD drugs are safe and effective, but I worried that perhaps, for some unknown reason,... more »

Ritalin is a medication for ADHD

Are Stimulant Medications Safe for Treating Kids' ADHD Symptoms?

The short answer is "Yes" — if you and your child's doctor follow these five rules for safely... more »

An ADHD diet can help manage symptoms

Why Sugar Is ADHD Kryptonite

Following an ADHD diet rich in protein and vitamins can help control symptoms of attention deficit. But only... more »

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A Pragmatic Parent's Guide to Behavior Therapy

ADHD experts agree that the most effective pediatric treatment plan includes medication paired with behavior therapy. But what,... more »

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Toy Stories: How Play Therapy Healed My Relationship with My Daughter

Play therapy — used to treat ADHD, trauma, or other childhood difficulties — allows kids to express themselves... more »

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"My current dose of Adderall is less effective than it had been when I started. What's going on?"...

I thought my son was fine, just the way he was. But if he was going to make it through school, something needed to change.

Karen Shoemaker, mother of a child with ADHD

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