Beat and Treat ADHD Without Drugs

ADHD is the term now used to describe children who have an attention disorder (ADD) with or without hyperactivity. Fortunately, such conditions may be prevented or improved with diet and supplementation, and without the use of risky mainstream drugs. Though ADHD may in part be a syndrome created to describe age-old problems and publicized in order to sell…

Behavior Shaping as Effective as Drugs for Treating ADHD

Behavioral shaping with immediate rewards can work in the same way as stimulant drugs such as Ritalin, Concerta and Adderall to treat ADHD, according to UK based research published in Biological Psychiatry. Researchers at Nottingham University have discovered that for children diagnosed with ADHD, rewarding positive behavior straight away, and penalizing impulsive behavior can normalize activity in…

Natural Cures for ADHD

  The rate of Ritalin use in the United States is at least five times higher than in the rest of the world, according to federal studies. But concerns about side effects have prompted many parents to look elsewhere: as many as two-thirds of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have used some…