ADHD Treatment Slideshows

Are There Really 7 Types of ADD?
Fine-Tuning Treatment 17 slides
Controversy surrounds Dr. Daniel Amen's 7 types of ADD — each with its own unique ADHD symptoms, brain function, and neurotransmitter activity. What do you think of his theories and methodologies? ... start slideshow
6 Essential (and Too-Often-Overlooked) Supplements for ADHD
Nutrition & Diet 14 slides
Omega-3s for concentration. Zinc for impulsivity. Iron for better behavior. Plus three more ADHD supplements shown to improve symptoms. How to augment your treatment plan with vitamins and minerals that work — and skip those that don't. ... start slideshow
9 Foods to Supercharge Your Brain
Nutrition & Diet 12 slides
Did you know that too much of the wrong foods can actually shrink the decision-making parts of your brain? Use these ADHD diet and nutrition tips, recommended by Dr. Daniel G. Amen, to improve your focus, memory, and mood — naturally. ... start slideshow
Right Goal, Wrong Strategy – 11 New Treatment Ideas
Fine-Tuning Treatment 14 slides
"When treatment doesn't work, people admonish the patient. This suggests that the adult with ADHD didn't succeed because he has a fundamental flaw. But, the therapy is wrong, not the person." - William Dodson, M.D. ... start slideshow
What If Paleo Really Is the Answer?
Nutrition & Diet 12 slides
Studies show that a high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet, combined with ADHD-friendly supplements, can improve symptoms for kids and adults. Dr. Sandy Newmark explains. ... start slideshow
The Case (and Means) for Holistic ADHD Treatment
Alternative Therapies 13 slides
Omega-3 fatty acids. Behavior therapy. Zinc. Brain training. A high-protein, low-sugar diet. Medical professionals recommend a range of natural therapies to that can treat ADHD without medication. What you need to know. ... start slideshow
ADHD Medications: 10 Ways to Get It Right
ADD Medications 11 slides
Insider strategies from the top doctors on getting the most out of your ADHD medication. ... start slideshow
Should We Medicate Our Child?
Treating Children 14 slides
The decision to medicate (or not) is an agonizing one. Here, find answers to common questions, and factors to consider — like possible side effects of ADHD medication — when determining how to manage your child's symptoms. ... start slideshow
How Do We Know If Our Child's Treatment Is Working?
Treating Children 13 slides
Research shows that many children require frequent tweaks and adjustments to their ADHD treatment plans. Use this ADHD Monitoring System to detect early warning signs and work with your child's school to make changes as needed. ... start slideshow
10 ADHD Medication Mistakes Even Doctors Make
ADD Medications 12 slides
ADHD medication rules your doctor might not know -- but should -- to minimize symptoms and optimize your treatment plan. ... start slideshow
How Do We Know the Medication is Working?
ADD Medications 20 slides
ADHD medication isn’t always a magic bullet, and sometimes it just doesn’t work for certain individuals. Experimentation can get frustrating fast when a med isn’t working the way you’d hoped. To aid the process of finding the best treatment plan for you, learn how to recognize good and bad signs of a medication’s effectiveness — as well as how to solve common problems — by using these strategies. ... start slideshow
More Than Meds: A Guide to ADHD Behavior Modification
Alternative Therapies 12 slides
Behavior therapy helps children with ADHD learn to manage their everyday symptoms. That is an established fact. But how do you implement it? And what does it really entail? Skills training — demystified. ... start slideshow
Your ADHD Medication Questions, Answered!
ADD Medications 13 slides
When it comes to treating attention deficit, good information is the best medicine. An expert answers all your ADHD medication questions. ... start slideshow
ADHD Professionals: Who Can Help You Manage ADHD Symptoms
Fine-Tuning Treatment 14 slides
Teaming up with the right professional can help you (or your child) manage symptoms more successfully. ... start slideshow
Do ADHD Drug Holidays Work?
Treating Children 11 slides
Are you considering a break from ADHD medication this summer? Here's what you need to know about the pros and cons of taking a drug holiday — and how best to approach a break or reduced dose. ... start slideshow
The Food Fix: ADHD-Friendly Meal Ideas for Kids
Treating Children 9 slides
Studies suggest that dietary changes may improve the symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity in ADHD kids. Cook up an ADHD-friendly diet with these menu suggestions. ... start slideshow
Daily Exercise Ideas for Kids with ADHD
Treating Children 11 slides
Aerobic exercise can help kids with ADHD improve attention, sharpen social skills, and learn more effectively. Learn how to incorporate physical activity into your child's daily routine. ... start slideshow
Treating ADHD with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Alternative Therapies 16 slides
Learn how to improve time management and executive function with these cognitive behavioral strategies from our ADHD experts. ... start slideshow
7 Steps to Healing the ADD Brain
Alternative Therapies 14 slides
There is no one-size-fits-all treatment plan for ADHD. But there are no shortage of helpful, healthy interventions worth investigating. Here, Dr. Daniel Amen explains your options. ... start slideshow
My 10 Secrets to Staying Sane — Even with ADHD
Alternative Therapies 12 slides
ADHD is exhausting. And no one can make it any easier except you. That is hard work. But chances are you don’t make recuperation and self-care a priority — few of us do. Which is a problem because no one else is going to make your health a priority unless you do. Here's how. ... start slideshow
Why It's OK (Even Good) to Question Your Child's Doctor
Treating Children 10 slides
Peter Jensen, M.D., shares his favorite survival strategies from parents who have learned the hard way how to work with doctors on an ADHD treatment plan that really works for their children. ... start slideshow