Using Homeopathic Treatments for ADHD
Written by Craig Rogers, in Section ADD and ADHD
Due to advances in research, there are now several treatment options available for those suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As with any medication, there is the risk of side effects with stimulants, non-stimulants, and anti-depressants.
Common Side Effects of ADHD Medications
Changes in mood
Loss of appetite
Every individual will respond differently to medications, and though the risk of side effects is present, these common treatments are used due to their fast and reliable results. This makes stimulants and anti-depressants the most effective treatment for ADHD and ADD.
Homeopathic Treatments for ADHD
However many individuals who experience unwanted side effects have turned to homeopathic treatments for their ADHD and ADD. Throughout history, many natural ingredients have proved to reduce anxiety level and increase an individual’s memory and brain function. One of the most common remedies includes the ingredient Centella Asiatica.
Researchers also believe that this can also help increase blood flow to the brain and improve circulation. Centella Asiatica is a small herbaceous plant that is available for purchase in capsule form at your local vitamin shop.
To ease tension, relieve stress, and promote nervous system health; Green Oats is a common natural remedy. Used for centuries by healers in folk medicine as well as in modern herbalism, Green Oats has proved to be a nutritious and effective remedy. When used over time this can give an individual with ADHD the calming effects needed to perform daily activities.
Panax Ginseng is a supplement that is used to treat numerous disorders such as depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue, and ADHD. The root of this plant is used to make medicine which can be found in tablet form at local vitamin shops or drugstores. Panax Ginseng is known for improving thinking, concentration, memory, and work efficiency in individuals.
It’s important to remember that every individual has unique reactions to medications, supplements, and treatments. If common ADHD medications such as Ritalin or Adderall are causing intense side effects, talk to your doctor about the natural treatments available. You may be surprised to learn that homeopathic remedies can provide you or your child with a safe option for controlling ADHD symptoms.