study 1: Managing ADDH naturally
Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADDH) is something we are hearing
about more and more frequently. In 1996, the World Health Organisation
reported that in the USA 5% of all elementary school children were on
drugs for this disorder, even some as young as 18 months. The same trend
has been observed in the UK. Children with this disorder often have normal
or high intelligence, but because of their hyperactivity there is a
serious impact on learning, achievement and self esteem. The conventional
drug of choice is Ritalin, which acts on the chemicals in the brain making
the child calmer, more focussed and less impulsive. There are however side
effects, some of the most serious being hallucinations and the
psychological and social effects of labelling.
We helped a little girl of 7, who had been on Ritalin for two years.
Whenever she tried to come off it, her behaviour became worse and she
often had migraines, which were so bad that she had to go to hospital.
After just 5 weeks on minerals, anti oxidants, digestive enzymes and
essential fatty acids, and a strict diet, which eliminated sugar and all
additives, she was able to come off the Ritalin.
If you would like to help someone you know manage ADDH naturally, please
call 0800 980 1806