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Re: Any studies on vitamins/fish oil

Re: Any studies on vitamins/fish oil2010-08-19T18:27:58+00:00

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Patte Rosebank
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You’re wise to proceed cautiously, especially since you know you’re quite sensitive to medications. But don’t rule them out completely. If you had diabetes or a thyroid condition, you’d take the necessary medications to control them. ADHD is no different.

I take Omega 3-6-9 capsules for brain function and heart health, and I eat properly, exercise, and take Chromium to help with my diabetes. However, though these things help somewhat, they don’t help enough. Without my Concerta, my ADHD symptoms would be much worse. And without my Metformin and Gliclizide, my blood sugar would be dangerously high.

Knowing your sensitivity to medications, any medication you do try should be started at a very low dosage and gradually increased. During this time, keep a journal of the medication, the dosage, how you felt, and anything else that may affect that. For example, did you have a fight with your spouse, or were you under a lot of pressure at work that day? This journal will help you and your doctor find the right treatment for you.

One “natural” thing that helps with just about any medical condition, including ADHD, is exercise. It’s amazing how much better and more focussed you are, after a brisk walk, and it doesn’t cost you a cent!