Magnesium works miracles for children with ADHD

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…
Lithium Makes Children Less Irritable

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…
OPCs & Children

OPCs: Plant Compounds that Balance the Brain Waves of ADHD Children, Naturally

Is your ADHD child a daydreamer, or far too easily distracted during daily tasks at home or at school? Do they suffer from excessive anxiety? Seen on an EKG, the unique brainwave patterns of children with ADHD are the reason for these frequent…
Medication does it help or harm your ADHD child?

How to Decide if Medication is the Most Effective Treatment for Your ADHD Child

Many families dealing with ADHD struggle with the decision to add medication to their child’s treatment. Before medicating children with ADHD, here are five critical questions that parents of an ADHD child should answer first. It’s a…
Mindfulness in Children

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…
ADHD Child with father

ADHD Child's Bill of Rights: ADHD Natural Treatment for Children

Learn to better understand a child's ADHD with the ADHD Child's Bill of Rights, and how to help a child with ADHD with natural treatments. When I first began treating ADHD in children, I came across a wonderful piece by Ruth Harris in the…

Nutritional Deficiencies and Imbalances: An Overlooked Cause of ADHD (Part 2: Minerals)

In my last blog, I wrote about B-vitamin deficiencies and the role they play in the symptoms of ADHD. In this blog, I'd like to continue discussing nutritional deficiencies and ADHD - concentrating on mineral deficiencies and imbalances.…

LISTEN To Your ADHD Child (You'll Learn A Lot)

My forthcoming book Finally Focused: The Breakthrough Natural Treatment Plan for ADHD (Harmony, May 2017), is itself mostly focused on individualized, non-drug treatments for ADHD children and adults. Treatments that address the underlying causes…

Food Sensitivity and Allergy

My clinical experience is that many ADHD children—particularly those 10-years-old and younger—have a food sensitivity or food allergy that is causing an imbalance in brain chemistry, thereby imbalancing behavior. In a large percentage…