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Warning: Cell Phones May Trigger ADHD and Other Behavior Problems

Dr. Mercola mercola.com If you’re pregnant, there is compelling evidence that you should use extreme caution when using a cell phone, and at least take care to keep it as far away from your developing baby as possible. The latest … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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What do ADHD and cancer have in common? Variety

Jim Newman EurekAlert PORTLAND, Ore. – According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more than one disorder. It’s an entire family of disorders, much like the multiple subtypes of cancer. … Continue reading

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Parents told to medicate kids with ADHD

Source: Sky News The National Health and Medical Research Council is considering controversial draft guidelines that could refer parents who fail to medicate their children to child protection authorities. The guidelines were written to address concern over the use of … Continue reading

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What Exactly is ADHD?

ADHD, or ADD as it is often referred, is thought to be a neurological disorder that has been present from childhood and manifests itself through a variety of behaviors. These include hyperactivity, forgetfulness, poor impulse control, and distractibility. ADHD is … Continue reading

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Child Have ADHD? Stop Feeding Them This

Source: Mercola There’s evidence suggesting that gluten sensitivity may be at the root of many neurological and psychiatric conditions, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What is gluten? It’s a protein found in wheat grain and part of “gluey” proline … Continue reading

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Let’s get this brain toxin off the menu

Source: Ground Truth As parents, we have plenty on our minds as we settle into a new school year — new teachers, carpools, sibling rivalry — the list goes on. We really shouldn’t have to add this: apples and peaches … Continue reading

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Secondhand smoke tied to kids’ behavior problems

Source: Reuters Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home may be more likely than their peers to have learning and behavioral problems, according to a new study. Researchers found that of more than 55,000 U.S. children younger than 12 years, … Continue reading

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Over the Counter: Nutrition key for kids with ADD/ADHD

Source: Metro West Daily News The number of children diagnosed with a spectrum disorder has increased dramatically in the last decade. Spectrum disorders include attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Asperger’s syndrome and autism. The severity of … Continue reading

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