Free Resource: Fish Oil Treatments for ADHD Symptoms
Can a daily supplement of omega-3 fatty acids improve ADHD symptoms like distractibility? Here’s what the experts say about fish oil as a non-drug treatment.
You’ve likely heard of fish oil, a common dietary supplement that may sharpen focus and calm hyperactivity in some children and adults with ADHD. But how does fish oil work? Is it safe to take? And how big of a dose should you take to see the most benefit?
In this free ADHD handout from ADDitude, ADHD treatment specialists answer these questions and many more, explaining the benefits and risks of fish-oil supplements. Use this one-page download to:
1. Understand how omega-3 fatty acids improve brain and nerve function
2. Research the proper daily dosage of fish oil for children and adults
3. Arrive armed with in-depth information at your next doctor’s visit
Before starting any ADHD treatment plan, it’s important to do your research. If you’re planning to introduce a fish oil supplement to your or your child’s diet, this one-page guide is a great place to start.
NOTE: This resource is for personal use only.