Free Guide to Health & Fitness: Lifestyle Changes for Adults with ADHD
You can’t change your DNA. But you can change your health and fitness choices, which may improve ADHD symptoms. Here’s how.
Growing in lockstep with our scientific understanding of ADHD is our knowledge about epigenetics — the study of how lifestyle factors like nutrition, exercise, and sleep exert real, physical changes on a person’s DNA. ADHD is a genetic disorder, yes. But epigenetic changes to DNA do influence how strongly or weakly those ADHD genes get expressed in day-to-day life. In other words, you can positively impact ADHD symptoms by modifying your environment through sleep, exercise, and food changes.
In most cases, sleep, food, and exercise will not replace medication or therapy in a treatment plan, nor should they — they’re most effective as complementary treatments. It’s best to balance professional care with deliberate healthy lifestyle choices in an integrated approach to treatment. Here’s how to get started:
In this download, you will learn the following:
- What lifestyle changes can improve ADHD symptoms
- How to improve your sleep hygiene
- What to include in a bedtime routine
- How to start an exercise routine
- And more!
NOTE: This resource is for personal use only.