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Naturopathic Approach to Attention Deficit Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, neurobiological condition that affects up to nine percent of children in this country. Any parent who has witnessed ADHD in their child will agree that is a complex problem with concurrent states such as low self-esteem, troubled relationships, poor school performance and learning disabilities. This is exactly why a whole-person approach is ideal to helping children cope with the disorder. The Institute for Natural Medicine outlines what a parent and child can expect when seeking naturopathic care for ADHD.

ADHD is a complex disorder impacted by numerous genetic, neurological, nutritional, and environmental factors. 

How do naturopathic doctors treat ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, neurobiological condition that affects nine percent of children and four percent of adults in America. ADHD includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior. Many diagnosed with ADHD also struggle with concurrent states such as low self-esteem, troubled relationships, poor performance in school or work, anxiety, learning disabilities, and other mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

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