The Symptoms of ADHD

The Symptoms of ADHD

Children and teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often seem restless, have trouble concentrating, and may act very impulsively. The number of children diagnosed with ADHD is growing by the day, and it can leave the parents and teachers with their hands in their hair. The symptoms of ADHD can become less prominent with age,…

Food Triggers of ADHD

Food Triggers of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make activities that require concentration or focus severely difficult. Learning, working, or even playing games can become a challenge for people who suffer from ADHD. The disorder is usually treated with medication and behavioral therapy, but something that begs to be questioned is the role of a person’s diet.…

Signs of Adult ADHD

Signs of Adult ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is something that is usually associated with children, but it can be just as bad among adults. Often people are unaware that they suffer from ADHD, and do not know what causes them to lose focus so easily. ADHD is usually something that a person has had since childhood, but it often…

Sugar and ADHD

Sugar and ADHD

Does sugar raise the risk of ADHD? In a Yale study of healthy children without ADHD, blood levels of glucose and a variety of hormones and neurotransmitters were measured before and after a sugary drink (decaffeinated cola sweetened with glucose; equivalent to two 340ml cans of Coca-Cola). These children were compared to a control group…

Digestion, Autism and ADHD

Digestion, Autism and ADHD

“SURVEYS PUBLISHED IN THE GASTROENTEROLOGY LITERATURE HAVE STATED THAT GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS, SUCH AS CHRONIC CONSTIPATION OR DIARRHEA, OCCUR IN 46% TO 85% OF CHILDREN WITH ASDS.”  Journal of Pediatrics – Scott M. Myers, MD The digestive tract is the heart of the innate immune system. The innate immune system is a barrier defence against microbes.…