New Research Reveals Link Between Sleep Apnea and ADHD in Children

March 29, 2013 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

At the UnRitalin Solution, we encourage children to get a good night’s sleep every evening – even on weekends. Research shows that ADHD symptoms like inattention get worse with inadequate sleep, because their brains don’t have time to recharge and recover. But allotting 8 hours each night for sleep is not enough – you have to make sure that your child stays asleep.

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PS Supplements Reduce ADHD Symptoms Naturally

March 22, 2013 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

A good ADHD natural treatment addresses the underlying causes of ADHD symptoms by the root. One common cause is a deficiency in essential fatty acids and lipids today’s modern diet, which affects the structure of brain cells and contributes to neurological problems. New research from the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics show that supplementing with soy-derived phosphatidylserine (PS) can do much to replenish lost lipids and alleviate short attention spans, poor memory, and impulsive behavior.

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What Happens When Kids without ADHD Take Drugs to Study?

March 15, 2013 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

One of the most disturbing trends is how stimulant ADHD medications like Ritalin and Adderall are now used as “study drugs” by high school and college students who need a performance boost.  While it’s easy to get these drugs from a friend diagnosed with the disorder, it’s particularly worrisome to note that they are often prescribed to children who do not meed the diagnostic criteria for the disorder.  New findings in the journal Neurology states that kids without the ADHD should never take these drugs to get ahead in school. Although ADHD medications themselves are not addictive, they have the potential for abuse, especially if its use is not restricted.

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5 ADHD Homework Solutions that Work

March 9, 2013 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

In an ideal world, kids complete their homework without getting reminded or needing assistance in any way. But with an ADHD child at home, getting homework done is a marathon at best, and a war zone a worst. The situation gets even more complicated when there are several children in the house, and more than one with attention problems or learning disabilities. Here five ADHD homework solutions that can help your child get schoolwork accomplished with minimal conflict.

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