Attention-Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are relatively new conditions known in Western medicine, but they have quickly become the most commonly diagnosed childhood health issue. While many children grow out of ADD/ADHD, the condition can last through adolescence and young adulthood.

People with ADD/ADHD commonly experience:

  • Difficulty staying focused
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Difficulty controlling behavior
  • Hyperactivity

ADD/ADHD presents differently in everyone it effects. Some are predominantly hyperactive, while others are predominantly inattentive. Still others can experience a combination of hyperactivity and inattentiveness.

Patients diagnosed with ADD/ADHD may also have other conditions or challenges such as learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder or even Tourette’s syndrome.

Causes

Doctors and researchers don’t know exactly what causes ADD/ADHD, but they believe several factors can contribute to it:

  • Genetics-a gene has been identified that causes tissue in the brain where ‘attention’ is tends to be thinner than normal. Usually, as the child grows, the brain tissue grows to normal thickness.
  • Brain injury
  • Sugar and sweetener intake
  • Food additives-artificial colors and preservatives are linked to increases in ADD/ADHD
  • Environmental factors-children exposed to cigarette smoke or alcohol while in utero, lead found in paint and plumbing and other environmental factors can contribute toe ADD/ADHD

Healing Options

The National Institute of Mental Health recommends a combination of prescription drugs and mental health therapy to treat ADD/ADHD.

While this may work for some patients, the side effects of the prescriptions drugs-including cardiovascular (heart and blood) problems, psychiatric problems such as suicidal thoughts, becoming manic, paranoia and/or hallucinations, stroke, or sudden death.

There is no medical cure for ADD/ADHD. Pharmaceuticals may help to manage symptoms. Psychiatric therapy helps the patient develop coping skills.

People who suffer from ADD/ADHD have options in managing their condition. There are many recognized natural treatments that can help manage symptoms, which also helps the patient better cope with daily life:

  • Diet-Minimize intake of processed sugars and processed carbs. Eliminate exposure to food additives such as artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives. Essentially, eliminate any processed food from the diet. Put the patient on a regular eating schedule. Three meals a day may not be enough. The diet may need to be supplemented with healthy snacks in between meals to prevent spikes in blood sugar and adrenaline levels. Add fiber to the diet through leafy greens, vegetables, steel-cut oatmeal, berries and whole grains.
  • Behavioral Therapy-parents and children both benefit from participating in behavioral therapy such as Interactive Metronome Training for children, and parenting-skills classes for parents.
  • Create a routine-children with ADD/ADHD benefit from a rigid schedule that let them know what’s expected of them and when. For instance, when they will be at school, when they will do homework, when they will do chores, when they can play with friends. Create a schedule and stick to it.
  • Minimize exposure to television-The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no television for children under 2 years old, and no more than 2 hours a day for children older than 2 years old. While the link between watching television and ADD/ADHD is unclear, it is known that helping children develop attention skills can be achieved through activities such as puzzles, games, reading out loud, or using building blocks.

DHerbs Solutions

If someone in your family suffers from ADD/ADHD, DHerbs recommends:

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2015-08-27T12:04:01+00:00

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    Q: If I gave the SUGAR BUSTER to my child for adhd what effect is it going to have on them compared to what they are taking now, one is on addrell and the other is concerta? I have no idea! I really don't believe in ADD! ADD only means a child is too advanced and is greatly bored in the classroom learning non-mentally stimulating things for an old world paradigm. However, the drugs you are giving those innocent children are harming their bodies and overall health. Problems are not fixed by drugging. Have you read our article entitled "ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER"?

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    I have no idea! I really don't believe in ADD! ADD only means a child is too advanced and is greatly bored in the classroom learning non-mentally stimulating things for an old world paradigm. However, the drugs you are giving those innocent children are harming their bodies and overall health. Problems are not fixed by drugging. Have you read our article entitled "ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER"?

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    Q: I would appreciate any advice or suggestions for a child diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. Do you have any supplements for children with ADD/ADHD? I read that a combination of fish oil and evening primrose oil are good for the condition. Also, Thank you. Love your full body detox!

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    Beloved, have you read our article on â€ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDERâ€? Please read our article

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    Q: First off, I want to say that I am TRULY grateful for the work that you are doing. Words cannot convey my sincere gratitude. I will continue to tell my loved ones about the wonderful products, services, and information that you provide. I read your article on ADD/ADHD and was deeply saddened by the harm that is being done to our children. A very dear friend of mine has an 11 year old son that was diagnosed and is currently on medication for this so called condition. I have a 5 year old daughter who just started kindergarten. My daughter is HIGHLY sensitive and gets her feelings hurt very easily. She had two melt downs in class the first week of school. When she was 3 years old, a psychiatrist who was observing her behavior, told me that she thought she may be ADD/ADHD but I did not receive it. My question is how do we, as parents, who are still working in the matrix, educate our children. As a single mom, I do not currently possess the luxury to home-school my daughter and at the same time, I am not pleased with the public school (fool) system, or even private school that still follows the same guidelines and curriculum. Any suggestions?

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    You EDUCATE your children by living TRUTH, being the example of righteous living, personal responsibility, personal accountability, integrity, morals, ethics, etc. BE ABOUT IT! Children learn by watching and then emulating! LIVE IT! The examples from home are stronger than what's learned at school and your child admires you more than any other person. Thank you kindly for your words which are greatly appreciated, Beloved. Thank you so much!

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    Q: Is the children's sugar buster the same as the Elixir that was talked about in the Attention Deficit Disorder Article

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    No, Beloved! They are NOT the same! Different products.

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    Q: My son has been evaluated as having both adhd and add. My son is eleven years old and can be very hyper at times. The doctors have experimented with ever kind of drug and they usually have him so zoned out he cant focus.He has a learning disability in reading (in the 6th grade on a 3rd grade level. Do you have anything to help him and also make him focus? I would love to see some improvements! I would like to see grades go up and behavior changes. Please help me if you can. Also, I see the same symptoms in my six year old. Please inform me. Thanks in advance.

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    It's not the children but the outdated educational paradigms. The children are not the problem so why are we fixing what is not broken? Your children need stimulating things for their minds. They are perhaps Light children who have come here to do powerful things (healing, raising consciousness) and now they are trapped in the public fool system. Consider a consultation, Beloved! Drugging light beings is not the solution. But properly feeding their minds is! Peace and Love!

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    Q: Do you have any supplements for children with ADD/ADHD?

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    Please visit our â€HERBAL CHART†and scroll down to ADD or ADHD.

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    Q: My son is on Concerta 36 mg for ADHD. He was on 56 mg, but I asked that it be lowered because it was taking away from his personality. I did something that I said I'd never do and that was let them medicate him. He started running back and forth which he is not aware of. Doctors say this is a tick. I'm not sure what it is. His behavior started to escalate in the 2nd grade. They were calling me up to the school every other day. Funny thing is that when I would go to the school other teachers would congratulate me on my sons National test scores in reading. His behavior eventually landed him in a special needs school. My cousin whom worked in the system advised me not to let them place him there. I felt like my hands were tied. I don't have the income to place him in a private school. How can I wean him off of this Concerta drug? What can I use in it's place because he is active, and impulsive at times. I came upon this site from the Micheal Baisden site. I put ADHD in your search window and was blown away by what you said. Wow!

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    Glad you found Dherbs.Com! Start giving him ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (mixed well in water). Read our article on â€BENEFITS OF CARBON A/K/A ACTIVATED CHARCOAL†! Carbon will remove the drug from his body. Give him NERVES TEA (2-3 times per day)!!!! You can sweeten it with maple syrup or agave nectar. Nothing's wrong with the child! Something's wrong with the System (school system)! Period!

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    Q: I wanted to know, can Attention Deficit Disorder be passed on to your children? My husband's sign is Capricorn by the way. Thank you.

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    ADD is not passed on to children. Many times we are born with diseases that result from past previous life activity. The diseases usually develop or manifest as we grow older.

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    Q: My son was on medications for ADHD for @5 yrs. He started expressing signs of paranoia. I stopped his medications, but every few months I notice strange behavior as if he is still on meds. He appears paranoid and then within a few days his appears to be himself. Any suggestions on herbs to maybe help the situation? Thank you

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    We have an article on our site under ARTICLES on this subject you may find interesting! Look for â€ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDERâ€

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    Please read the article "HIGH CHOLESTEROL", "ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER" in the article section of the site. For overcoming concentration issues and depression, I recommend the MENTAL SCIENCE MANUAL.

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    Q: WHAT TYPE OF HERBAL MEDICINE DO YOU RECOMMEND FOR ADHD FOR KIDS BECAUSE THAT RITALIN IS NOTHING BUT POISON AND IT'S HURTING MY CHILD. I ALSO WANT TO KNOW WHAT KIND OF HERBAL MEDICINE TO USE AS A SLEEP AIDE BEACAUSE HE ALSO HAS TROUBLE FALLING TO SLEEP AT NIGHT, THE DOCTORS HAVE HIM ON CLONIDINE, I WANT HIM OFF ALL THAT MAN MADE POISON THE DOCTORS ARE PRESCRIBINING HIM SO THE PHARMACUTICAL COMPANIES CAN GET RICH. I ABSOLUTELY AGREE WITH YOU ABOUT THAT TRILLION DOLLAR MONEY MAKER THE GOVERNMENT.

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    First, we recommend that your child performs the Children's Cleanse to remove the negative repercussions that pharmarceutical drugs cause.

    In addition, order our Nerves tea and give this to the child every night before bedtime and before going to school.

    Also, we recommend our Sixth Chakra. Read our ADD article on our site under ARTICLES.

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    Q: What kind of herbs can you recommend for a child suffering with ADHD?

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    Please read: â€ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDERâ€

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    Q: I have tried to sweeten the tea, but he does not like tea at all. Is the elixir ok to mix in juice? I may have to set up a consultation when it comes to the adhd thing, he gets very frustrated and angry, because something's he is just not understanding in school.

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    If he doesn't like the tea, he just doesn't like it. Don't force it on him. Yes, the elixir can be taken with juice. Let's talk about his situation sometime. I'm creating a new article on ADD at present which should be out soon!

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    There are numerous factors that contribute to ADD and ADHD, however one of the main one’s is diet. We recommend giving your child the Children’s Full Body Liquid Cleanse to eliminate the waste and toxins from their system. In doing the cleanse their detoxing all of their major organs, putting their overall health into a better place making it more receptive to treatment. The cleanse requires a raw food vegan based diet, to help give your child’s body the break it needs from certain foods that play a big role in the condition. After your child finishes the cleanse we recommend giving them the Magical Alchemical Elixir, Brain Booster and the Sixth Chakra formula's to specifically help aid with the conditions of ADHD.

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    By all means visit our Articles section, and read articles concerning, many of the things your friend is experiencing. Have the person read my "Suicide" article as well as my "Bi-Polar" article. I also recommend the "Mental Science Manual." There's much information for this person at Dherbs.com!

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    Drugs and herbs don't mix! They cancel each other out. The blood sugar will go up and down due to the body attempting to regulate, and normalize the blood sugar levels. Perfectly normal! It's called "healing crisis. Whatever you guys choose to do, simply keep monitoring the person. Ask the person how he/she feels (very important).

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    Q: I found out about your website and that you offer different treatments to improve other people's health. My question is that I have a relative, my aunt to be more specific; she suffers from a bipolar disorder which is getting worse and does not improve with any kind of drug. She is getting hospitalized in a mental hospital by tomorrow morning and I do not feel too comfortable with this situation therefore I wanted to ask you about any treatment that you might offer for this type of disorder. I really do not think that hospitalizing her in a mental hospital will do the work, if you could please write back to me by tomorrow. She has tried Reconnective Healing and it seems to help her relax but it does not take the symptoms away.

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    Q: My 14 year old cousin's mom has checked her into to mental hospital. This entire school year she has ben dealing with alot going into high school, and other teen age issues. Her birth father is not in the home but, her mom has a pretty good man, that steps up, and does a good job with her two children. However, she has been battling with her weight, although she wasn't over weight she didn't feel thin enough like the other children at her school. Her mom found Hydroxycut in her room, and all hair feel out. This past weekend went to her mom's boyfriend and told him she tried to overdose on pills to kill herself, because of all the pressure. Her mom had her in therapy behind the weightloss issue, she thought she was ok, until this last suicidal mission. Is there any help or advice you can render. I told her mom that the hospital thing was a horrible idea due to the medication that they will be administering and other brain washing methods they use to further F*** you up so that when you are release you a labeled, and sure to be crazy. D-Herbs at 14 this is insane, her mom has given up hope, and gave her chiild into the hands of the enemy. I am conscious and try to talk to her but it doesn't seem to work.

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