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Parents of ADHD Preteens

Out Of Options... tryed every medicine... going natural

My son is 11 diagnosed at 7 with ADHD we tried every stimulate medication also any non-stimulant. stratarra worked the best for the longest time. but now hes has out grown the dosage for his size. He also has OCD i believe from the medications. Im looking for help with any natural help and activities that teach control and focus. School is a problem every day.



Thank you so very much for the link.  That is an amazing site.  My 12 year old son is ADHD and Severe Mood Disregulation Disorder.  I’m looking into Neurofeedback and this is an extremely helpful link. 

Again, thank you!


Posted by amillionpets on Dec 30, 2013 at 1:23am

Is neurofeedback the same of neuroplasticity?  Just wondering as I have an appt at the end of this month.

Posted by knrdodd on Jan 08, 2014 at 1:19am

Funny, I am on the opposite side, I have tried many non med options (herbal, very restricted diet, Speech OT, tutor) and have seen good results.  But over the last couple months I have watched my DD anxiety increase.  It seems she is overwhelmed by new situations and she is very excitable.  She is also isolating herself in school, I believe it is just easier for her to not interact so she chooses not to.  I am exploring the SID (social integration) angle right n ow and will be getting her a therapist.  Academically she is doing really well.  So I was just thinking gosh am I doing the right thing by not using meds?  Could I be making her life more difficult.

Posted by Jeanetterob on Jan 31, 2014 at 5:41pm

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