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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 »

 
An ADHD diet can help manage symptoms

The ADHD Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid

Poor eating habits don't cause attention deficit disorder, but research suggests a strong relationship between ADHD and the... more »

 
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How Exercise Boosts Brain Function

Exercise is one of the bests gifts you can give to your brain as an adult with attention... more »

 
Adults with ADD/ADHD Can Learn to Let Go of Perfectionism

Can't Focus? A Treatment for ADHD Distractibility

Think you are scattered or just a flake? Distractibility is a key symptom of ADHD, one that should... Focus tips for distraction»

 
Ritalin is a medication for ADHD

Ritalin: ADHD Medication FAQ

Ritalin (methylphenidate) is the most commonly prescribed medication for ADHD - and one of the most controversial. Get... 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?"...

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

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