Entries by Courtney

The Miracle of Magnesium: An All-Natural Way to Control ADHD Symptoms in Children and Teens

Did you know that the symptoms of a magnesium deficiency are similar to the symptoms of ADHD? For children and teens with trouble concentrating, irritability, depression, mood swings or difficulty sleeping, a lack of Mg can be the culprit—and an all-natural magnesium supplement can be the cure. Brain calming and body balancing, magnesium supplements are […]

Stopping ADHD Symptoms in Children with Lithium

Is your ADHD child or teenager angry at the world all the time? Irritability that escalates into shouting or screaming.   What is Lithium? Attention-deficit disorder is also a nutritional deficit disorder. We all know that “we are what we eat,” and rigorous scientific research has shown that the unique brain chemistry of the ADHD […]

The Finally Focused Lifestlye

For families of ADHD children managing complex treatment plans and the side effects of ADHD medications, daily life can be very stressful. It doesn’t have to be that way. My patients are surprised to discover that some of the most effective ways to manage ADHD symptoms are simple: healthy eating, exercise, and deep sleeping. Because […]

Mindfulness Helps Put ADHD at Ease, Naturally

Did you know that even hyperactive, inattentive, impulsive, aggressive, or angry ADHD children can find ways to become calm, quiet and focused on the present moment? “Mindfulness”—being attentive to what is happening right now and how it makes us feel—can have powerful, positive effects on the brains of ADHD children and teens. Brand-new scientific research […]

Introducing Integrative Medicine for ADHD

Integrative Medicine for ADHD is a new online learning opportunity for medical professionals and caregivers hosted on Vimeo.com Following the great success of the New England Conference on ADHD, this full-day conference is now available online – with continuing education credits available! This video course features on-demand presentations by four renowned experts with extensive experience […]

Common Chemicals Linked with Attention Deficit

What are phthalates? Phthalates (pronounced THAL-ates) are synthetic chemicals used to make plastics soft and flexible. Phthalates are used in hundreds of consumer products and humans are exposed to them daily though air, water, and food. Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) is the name for the most common phthalate. It can be found in products made with plastic […]

ADHD, Blood Pressure, and Vitamin D are All Linked

Evidence from neurological studies suggests that ADHD symptoms may be related to disturbances in dopamine levels in brain areas which also control blood pressure. Vitamin D helps regulate the activity of dopamine and might be related to ADHD symptoms. German researchers wanted to know if adolescents with ADHD had altered blood pressure regulation and if […]