ADD, ADHD or N.D.D. (Nutritional Deficit Disorder)?

I was watching a television program this morning and there was a specialist who stated that if you think your child has ADD, perhaps they really have N.D.D.  He says it is his own term which stands for Nutritional Deficit Disorder.

There were three ingredients he mentioned to watch out for on all food labels that would help your child’s health.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Link Between School Shootings and Prescription Meds – Video

There is a link between school shootings, such as Columbine and Virginia Tech, and prescription medications.

In this Video, Ritalin and other stimulants are compared to Cocaine and other similar drugs. Did you know that LSD and PCP were once considered safe drugs? “If we made this type of mistake in the past…”

Five million children in the United States take Ritalin, alone. This does not include similar psycho-stimulants such as Concerta and Adderall.

Paxil, Prozac, Luvox, any psychiatric drug is dangerous. Decide for yourself. Watch this video! Read the rest of this entry »

Feingold Diet for ADHD and Healthy Living

Where do food dyes come from? Those pretty colors that make the “fruit punch” red, the gelatin green and the oatmeal blue are made from petroleum (crude oil) which is also the source for gasoline.You will find them on the ingredient labels, listed as “Yellow No. 5,” “Red 40,” “Blue #1,” etc. The label may say “FD&C” before the number. That means “Food, Drug & Cosmetics.” When you see a number listed as “D&C” in a product, such as “D&C Red #33” it means that this coloring is considered safe for medicine (drugs) and cosmetics, but not for food. See more about colorings. Read the rest of this entry »

The Drugging of our Children Video: ADHD, School Violence…

Has your child been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD?  Does your child feel depressed?  Psychotropic drugs like Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Prozac and the like, are not the answer.  This article contains a legnthy video on the truth about these issues.  Every parent should watch this video.  You will also learn below natural alternative treatments for ADHD from a change in environment to diet; links that explain your parent rights, explain how thyroid function might play a role in mental illness, educational solutions and many more. Read the rest of this entry »

Concerta – ADHD Medication: Side Effects Including Death

The safety of Concerta (methylphenidate), a central nervous system stimulant commonly used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in young children, has recently been called into question after the FDA released data showing a link between ADHD medication use and a risk of sudden death.

On February 9, 2006, the FDA voted 8 to 7 in favor of requiring the most serious type of warning label for Concerta, Adderall, Ritalin and all other ADHD drugs. The black box warning is being added in response to the FDA findings that suggest there is a strong link between the use of ADHD medications and an increased risk of sudden death and serious cardiovascular problems, including heart attacks. Read the rest of this entry »

Michael Phelps’ Mother is Paid to Advocate ADHD Medications

Michael Phelps, gold medalist swimmer in the Beijing Olympics, broke the world record for holding the most Gold Medals, 8!

In an interview with his mother by Baltimore, Maryland’s WJS, CBS affiliate, television station, she explained that Michael was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 9 years old. She first tried the route of behavior modification and medication, but then stopped the medication when he was 11. She decided to keep him on a regimented schedule and let him do his favorite sport, swimming, which burned up a lot of that extra energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Psychostimulants: ADHD Drug Side Effects and their Street Use

Millions of children in North America are diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and treated with pyschostimulants such as methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, and methamphetamine. These drugs produce a continuum of central nervous system toxicity that begins with increased energy, hyperalertness, and overfocusing on rote activities. It progresses toward obsessive compulsive or perseverance activities, insomnia, agitation, hypomania, mania, and sometimes seizures. They also commonly result in apathy, social withdrawal, emotional depression, and docility. Psychostimulants also cause physical withdrawal, including rebounding and dependence. They inhibit growth, and produce various cerebral dysfunctions, some of which can become irreversible. Read the rest of this entry »