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Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder

Also indexed as:ADD, ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder, Hyperactivity
Hyperactivity—is it normal behavior or ADHD? When a child is more than rambunctious, it is important to know the facts. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Hyperactivity—is it normal behavior or ADHD? When a child is more than rambunctious, it is important to know the facts. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Supplement with essential fatty acids

    Getting approximately 186 mg of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), 480 mg of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), 96 mg of GLA (gamma-linolenic acid), 864 mg of linoleic acid, and 42 mg of arachidonic acid supplies fatty acids important for brain function

  • Check out L-carnitine

    To improve behavior, take 100 mg of this supplement for each 2.2 pounds of body weight a day, with a maximum of 4 grams a day

  • Give magnesium a go

    200 mg a day can address possible deficiency of this mineral that may influence ADHD

  • Try the Feingold diet

    Work with the Feingold Association or a diet specialist to reduce or eliminate food additives and other food issues that may affect ADHD

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