Natural Remedies For ADHD

    The back of a young boy about to jump off of a wooden deck and into blue water.When a child is more than rambunctious, it is important to know the facts. According to research or other evidence, the following 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

    These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist.

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