ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed Psychiatric condition in children.
The common symptoms are short attention span, inability to focus. being careless, being impulsive, difficulty waiting in line,hyperactivity and inability to finish tasks on time.
The treatment of ADHD conventionally is Stimulants, Psychotherapy and counseling. Some children don’t respond well to medications and may develop side effects due to medications. These kids may benefit from Functional Approaches to management of ADHD
The functional medicine approach looks at the triggers and root causes of ADHD like impaired digestion,nutritional deficiencies, environmental toxins, Fatty acid imbalances, sensitivities to food additives and possible infections. New research is coming out to tell us that nutritional deficiencies could lead to symptoms like ADHD.