4 Toxic Everyday Items That May Cause ADHD

March 27, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Can exposure to certain chemicals really cause ADHD in children? Research suggests that everyday toxins found in flooring, cleaning products, and foods can contribute to the onset of disorders like autism, learning disabilities, and ADHD in children. This happens because the developing minds of babies and young children are vulnerable to even the smallest exposure to these chemicals, which can create a lifelong impact on their psychological health.

You don’t need to be living near a toxic wasteland for your child to be exposed to these dangerous chemicals. Here are examples of 4 everyday items that could be toxic to your child.


7 Fidgeting Strategies That Help ADHD Kids Focus

March 20, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

From a young age, we’ve been taught to sit still and focus when we’re studying, reading, or doing any activity that requires our full attention. But this doesn’t usually work for kids with ADHD, especially when have to do tedious or mundane tasks. When it seems like your child is getting distracted by a toy stimuli, it might be that he or she is actually working better because of this activity.


Why Outdoor Play Reduces ADHD Symptoms

March 13, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Spring makes the mind and body feel better. The warm rays of sunlight, the budding flowers, and the greening grass can put a smile to the gloomiest of kids. And if your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder, now is a great time to help him or her overcome ADHD symptoms naturally.


How Music Therapy Heals ADHD

March 7, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Parents of children with ADHD should know that there are that complement traditional approaches in easing inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactive behavior. Music therapy is one such alternative treatment that can boost standard ADHD treatment plans. Through the use of music and musical instruments, kids with ADHD can learn healthy coping strategies for the disorder while minimizing its symptoms.