Let us see how natural remedies for ADHD could be a better and safer option for your child. Talking of safety, have you seen the latest study on amphetamine drugs from the University of Texas? This is just one of the several thousand which have raised troublesome question marks about the prolonged use of psychostimulants.
You see there is no track record of these drugs at all and we cannot seem to get any reliable information on what these drugs are doing to a whole generation of kids who now may be forty or fifty years old. As Ritalin has been around for over fifty years, this is a very pertinent question.
Basically, the study shows that fifty year olds who have had a history of dependence on amphetamines are three times more likely to suffer from a tear in the aorta. The result of a tear like this is often fatal. This is where natural remedies can easily overtake these drugs as there are no long term health risks at all.
Add that to the shocking report by the FDA and the National Institute of Mental Health which showed that Ritalin use could sharply increase risk of sudden death in children and adolescents.
In addition, there are all the short term effects of these mind altering drugs, better known as household names now, such as Adderall, Concerta and Dexadrine. Kids have to put up with insomnia, loss of appetite and estimates say that 33% of children may find these side effects so troubling that they have to stop.
The unknown long term effects of these drugs plus the short term effects has forced many parents to look at natural remedies for ADHD. One of the gentlest of these natural remedies for ADHD is that provided by homeopathy. Let us look at the facts, rather than all the scorn about the lack of scientific proof that they cannot possibly work! I should also say that nobody seems very sure about exactly how the psychostimulants work either.
Homeopathic remedies can calm kids down and soothe the central nervous system. The ingredients help children to maintain a longer attention span and they are less liable to disruptive behaviour. Above all, they calm all the hyperactivity so that restlessness and fidgeting are no longer problems.
The great advantage of what must be the best of all natural remedies for ADHD is that there are no side effects. There is not one study to show that there are any long term health risks at all. They are easy to administer and there is no risk at all of any sort of addiction. That is the reason why I firmly believe that this is the most practical solution for your ADHD child.
So, what is stopping you from finding out more? I have prepared a website where I have set out all the details.
By: Robert William Locke
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