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ADD and ADHD

submitted by: admin on 05/07/2015
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review the definition, treatment, and cause of ADD and ADHD in this very informative video. Far too many children and adults with attention deficit issues are improperly diagnosed with these conditions and also overtreated with stimulants and antidepressants. Natural alternatives are considered and the conflicts of interest blocking their...

How to optimize your child's IQ

submitted by: admin on 10/02/2013
  Supplementing your child's diet with essential fatty acids, enrolling them in pre-school, and engaging them in interactive reading can increase their IQ by 3-10 or more points according to a study published in Perspectives on Psychological Science in January of 2013. Supplementing pregnant women and newborns with essential fatty acids were...

Should MDs Prescribe Cognitive Enhancers so Students can Get Better Grades

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
According to an article published in the December 2012 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, MDs should not prescribe cognitive enhancers to healthy people to enhance concentration, memory, alertness, or mood. They claim there is no published scientific evidence that they work. Some things we know without having to do expensive scientific study however! ...

Teens and Prescription Drugs

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
Prescriptions to teenageers has doubled over the past several years and abuse is surprisingly common. One in eight teenagers and one in three young adults in their 20s have used prescription drugs recreationally, as have 36% of college students. Obviously this is not a safe problem and can lead to addiction. Stress is a major reason why this happens. Drugs such...

Why ADHD and ADD are Becoming a Pandemic

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
According to a November 2014 article published in Social Science and Medicine, the diagnosis of ADHD and ADD are spreading like an infectious disease. Until the past decade, the US consumed 90% of the drugs used to treat these disorders, and the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Brazil the rest. Even though far more of these drugs are now used in the US, we...

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