Parenting QA: Would You Use Ritalin To Treat ADD?
07/31/2012 | 12:28 PM
How would you treat ADD in one of your kids and would you ever use Ritalin?
Ritalin is a very powerful drug and I would not use any medication without consulting with a healthcare provider and weighing the risks and benefits in your specific situation. Many conditions, including ADD, are influenced by a number of factors including diet and environment and, as a holistic mom, I would pursue changes in these areas first. The Feingold Association [link: http://www.feingold.org/overview.php] would be a great place to start. A variety of food products and ingredients can cause behavioral issues and removing these from your child's diet may have a powerful impact.Check Out Our Related Content:
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