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Live Webinar on April 24: How Diet, Sleep, Exercise & Behavioral Interventions Can Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Children

Register below for this free expert webinar on how food, exercise and sleep can act as natural medicine for ADHD symptoms with Sandy Newmark, M.D., on Tuesday, April 24, at 1 pm ET.
Sign up and you will receive the free webinar replay link after 4/5 as well!

NOTE: This webinar is now full! We are no longer accepting new registrations, but check this page again on April 24 at 4 pm EST to listen to this webinar replay for free.

Medications are an important part of the treatment toolkit for many patients with ADHD. But they don’t work for everyone, may have significant side effects, and simply aren’t an option for some people with comorbid conditions. Each child with ADHD needs a holistic treatment plan — one that targets symptoms while taking into account the whole child and his or her interactions with family, friends, school, and community. An effective plan will include various important interventions, used with or without medication, to help your child succeed.

In this webinar, you will learn about many such interventions and the following:

  1. optimal nutrition for ADHD
  2. how food sensitivities affect ADHD symptoms
  3. nutritional supplements with evidence-based research supporting their use
  4. the value and benefit of exercise
  5. the crucial importance of sleep and how you can improve it
  6. the role of stress in ADHD symptoms
  7. parenting strategies to raise a confident child

Have a question for our expert? Sign In and submit your question as a comment at the bottom of this page.

Meet the Expert Speaker:

Dr. Sandy Newmark is the founder of the Center for Pediatric Integrative Medicine in San Francisco and author of ADHD Without Drugs: A Guide to Natural Care of Children with ADHD. He is head of the Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopment Clinic at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Newmark is a regular contributor to ADDitude magazine and ADDitudeMag.com.

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      1. Thank you. I have tried and tried to register, and it just keeps bringing me back to the informational page. I am glad to know I can listen to the recorded webinar.

        1. I am having the same issue. I want to know about essential oils as I have a 5 year old with attention issues and don’t want to medicate him this early in his life. However I want to help him so he doesn’t get labeled as a problem child.

  1. How can I determine if my child has a food sensitivity that may be exaggerating ADHD? She is not officially diagnosed but I intuitively feel that she exhibits symptoms and they are more heightened at different times of the day or following different foods.

    1. We had our child tested for food allergies through a blood test, which confirmed our suspicion that she was very allergic to milk. Highly recommend you go that route and follow-up with an elimination diet. Note that we had a follow-up skin allergy test, which is preferred the doctors we spoke to, and came up negative on all food allergies. From my point of view the blood test measures actual antibodies that develop (somewhere in the body) and circulate in the blood due to an allergic reaction. This is the superior, gold-standard test, in my opinion. Whereas, the skin test is limited to testing one specific organ (the skin) and specifically looks to measure the surficial/visible reaction on the surface of the skin and may not capture sensitivities to other parts of the body.

      Other things to avoid are any heavily processed foods and food colors.

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