How to Maintain an ADHD Diet During the Holidays

December 18, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Getting your child to give up favorite foods for an ADHD diet is tricky, and the holiday season might make it more difficult. The last few weeks of the year will be filled with dinner parties, family reunions, and other types of gatherings centered on food. Your child might feel left out when cousins enjoy forbidden holiday treats, and relatives won’t understand why he or she can’t have just one tiny cookie. It may not be a good idea to take a break from your child’s diet and start from scratch after a few weeks, but here are some tips that will make eating a fun occasion for your child during the holidays.


ADHD Bedtime Tip: Keep Gadgets Until the Morning

February 20, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Does your child complain about having trouble sleeping at night? Here’s a radical solution – consider taking away his or her tablet, smartphone, or laptop until the following morning. According to a new study from the JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey, sending text messages and using other other electric devices during bedtime keeps a child up at night, which aggravates ADHD symptoms the following morning.


Animal Assisted Therapy for Kids with ADHD

July 12, 2010 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Natural treatment for ADHD is now going to the dogs, in a manner of speaking. Child and adolescent psychiatrists in some parts of Europe, the United States, and Australia have been trying animal assisted therapy (AAT) on children with ADHD. This innovative approach makes use of furry, four-legged friends to help children manage their ADHD symptoms, and it is proving to be just as effective as more traditional treatments.


Food Allergy Elimination Reduces ADHD Symptoms

January 6, 2009 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

A new study from Holland published in “European Children and Adolescent Psychiatry” showed that symptoms of ADHD could be reduced by changes in the food eaten in one’s diet.


Welcome to ADHD/ADD: The UnRitalin Solution

December 12, 2008 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

You may remember the time when the soda 7up had positioned itself as the “UnCola” to differentiate itself from competitors such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, who were the mainstream drinks.