Tagged: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

ADHD children

Meds for Younger ADHD Kids?

A new report just released at a recent American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference recommends that children as young as four can now be diagnosed and treated for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Does this mean more pharmaceutical drugs for young children? Likely, according...

ADHD and children

ADHD Associated with Western Diet

Research from the University of Western Australia has found that ADHD in children is linked to diet, and more specifically, to the Western diet – a diet known for being rich in meats, fried foods, processed foods and sweets. The study reviewed the...


Minerals Found to Help ADHD Children

Recent research has connected attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children to mineral deficiencies, including zinc and iron. In one study, researchers from Ohio State University and the Nisonger Center found that 30 milligrams of supplemented zinc per day lowers the need for ADHD...