Monthly Archives: September 2011

The First Initial or Early Signs / Symptoms of ADHD or ADD in Children

My first issues with ADHD began in pre-school.   Basically, I had a problem paying attention.   At least a problem paying attention to one thing at a time.  If I was playing with blocks and listening to the teacher … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between ADHD and ADD Symptoms – ADD Versus ADHD

There are two different types of attention deficit problems.  One is mostly attention oriented and the other is both attention and hyperactivity related.  In other words you can have an attention problem and not be hyperactive or you can be … Continue reading

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Alternative Treatments for ADHD or ADD without Drugs or Medication

Medication is an effective way of dealing with an attention deficit problem.  However, it is not without side effects. For some people, the side effects are worse than the problem the medication addresses.  For others, side effects are mild. I … Continue reading

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Holding Back an ADHD / ADD Child a Grade in School or Preschool

If you wanted your child to have low self esteem, not believe in themselves, to feel out of place in their world,  to resent you as a parent, and to later rebel against your authority what would you have to … Continue reading

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Taekwondo as a Treatment or Therapy for ADHD or ADD – Attention Deficit

After I was officially diagnosed with ADHD I immediately enrolled in Taekwondo.  We had heard that it was a good sport to help focus. Any sport that helps to enhance focus is good treatment for ADHD or ADD, however,  Taekwondo … Continue reading

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ADHD / ADD Diet, Meals and Nutrition for Kids

ADHD or ADD Diet – Good Nutrition for Attention Deficit Kids Eating right is important for any child or any adult for that matter. For children with an attention problem a proper diet is more important than ever.  A well … Continue reading

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ADHD or ADD Diet – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Nutritional Meals for Children – Meal Planner

Instead of just telling you to eat healthy I thought I would give some sample menus of what I would consider a healthy meal.  Keep in mind that these are not necessarily organic or all natural but should lean in … Continue reading

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ADD ADHD Shakes and Smoothie Recipes for Attention Deficit Kids

Smoothies and Shakes for ADHD / ADD There are quite a few articles on the internet about nutrition and diets for kids with ADHD or ADD (attention deficit).  I have found them to be informative but a little general in … Continue reading

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ADHD ADD Snacks That Help Treat Attention Deficit and Increase Focus / Concentration

Since your child is most likely growing and not trying to lose weight you will want to let them snack between meals.  This is especially necessary if they are on medication and have appetite issues. Here are some ADD ADHD … Continue reading

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Being Tested or Diagnosed for ADHD ADD – Public School Psychologist / Counselor

When I was in third grade my teacher was concerned about my progress and recommended that I be tested for ADHD.  I go to public school so there was a psychologist / counselor on staff that was able to do … Continue reading

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