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

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ISBN13:

9780982671405

ISBN10:
0982671407
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/5/2010
Publisher(s):
Brigham Distributing

Questions About This Book?

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This is the edition with a publication date of 5/5/2010.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 1
Introductionp. 3
What Is ADHD - and Why Is There So Much of It?p. 6
The Neurobiology of ADHDp. 19
The ADHD Evaluationp. 31
The Importance of Good Nutrition; or, When Did Pop Tarts Become Breakfast?p. 45
Practical Guidelines for Feeding Your Childp. 65
ADHD and Food Sensitivitiesp. 75
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and ADHDp. 94
The Minerals: Iron, Zinc, and Magnesium in ADHDp. 109
Herbs for ADHDp. 121
Neurofeedback and Other Mind-Body Therapiesp. 134
The Alternative Therapies: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, and Energy Medicinep. 146
Behavioral Interventions: Supporting Your Child at Homep. 164
Working with Schools and Teachersp. 182
Medications for ADHD: When Are They Necessary and How Should They Be Used?p. 199
Summaryp. 218
Footnote Referencesp. 220
Environmental Toxinsp. 230
Resourcesp. 235
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