ADHD Without Drugs: A Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD

ADHD Without Drugs: A Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD


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ADHD Without Drugs: A Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD by Sanford Newmark

For 20 years, Dr. Sandy Newmark has specialized in successfully treating children diagnosed as having "ADHD" using methods other than psychostimulant medications. Now he has put his best advice into this book for all parents, educators and other physicians to read. He explains how to treat the whole child, not just the symptoms of ADHD, using safe and natural methods. For any child diagnosed with ADHD, even those already taking medication, this book will prove invaluable for their health, happiness, and success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982671405
Publisher: Center for the Difficult Child
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Pages: 237
Sales rank: 650,087
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Introduction 3

Chapter 1 What Is ADHD - and Why Is There So Much of It? 6

Chapter 2 The Neurobiology of ADHD 19

Chapter 3 The ADHD Evaluation 31

Chapter 4 The Importance of Good Nutrition; or, When Did Pop Tarts Become Breakfast? 45

Chapter 5 Practical Guidelines for Feeding Your Child 65

Chapter 6 ADHD and Food Sensitivities 75

Chapter 7 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and ADHD 94

Chapter 8 The Minerals: Iron, Zinc, and Magnesium in ADHD 109

Chapter 9 Herbs for ADHD 121

Chapter 10 Neurofeedback and Other Mind-Body Therapies 134

Chapter 11 The Alternative Therapies: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, and Energy Medicine 146

Chapter 12 Behavioral Interventions: Supporting Your Child at Home 164

Chapter 13 Working with Schools and Teachers 182

Chapter 14 Medications for ADHD: When Are They Necessary and How Should They Be Used? 199

Summary 218

Footnote References 220

Appendix A Environmental Toxins 230

Appendix B Resources 235

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