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Integrative Approach to Reducing ADHD Symptoms

How diet, sleep, exercise, and behavior interventions can reduce ADHD symptoms in children.

Integrative approach takes into account a child’s life, including his or her relationship with family, friends, school and community, but not just focusing on one aspect . Therefore, it is crucial to look at nutrition, sleep, stress, exercise, and school performance as part of any ADHD treatment plan.

What is the right combination of diet, exercise, good sleep regimen and stress reduction that can further contribute to reduce ADHD symptoms?

Basic Nutrition

1. Eating well?

o The Glycemic index (how soon carbs become blood sugar)

o The faster the food turns into sugar, the higher the GI