There are many ways in which you
as a parent can help your child with ADD & ADHD,
some of which include:
Research has shown that children
with ADD & ADHD may not digest sugars properly.
Sugar consumption has been linked to aggressive,
Try to identify and avoid food
allergens and neurotoxins such as artificial
sweeteners and food dyes.
Avoid Soft Drinks:
Both sugar-free and sweetened
contain phosphates which displaces calcium and
magnesium levels, causing exaggerated muscle
Get Plenty of Sunlight:
Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD,
is something misdiagnosed as ADD or ADHD. Occurring
mostly in northern latitudes during the winter
months, SAD produces ADD like symptoms. Consider
exposure to full-spectrum lighting if unable to
spend time outdoors each day.
Help your child to stay active.
Enlist them in sports or simply play active games
with them every day.
By: Dr. Annemie Peche 016-4549302
Reg Clinical Psychologist/Neurotherapist/EEG
Technician 082 3356 133