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Adult ADHD Natural Approaches

Over 8 million adults have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Adults with ADHD often have difficulties concentrating, staying focused and/or organizing tasks, which may lead to challenges at work, home, or in relationships.


Some Symptoms of Adult ADHD:

🔴 Anxiety

🔴 Chronic lateness

🔴 Difficulty concentrating

🔴 Difficulty maintaining relationships

🔴 Difficulty staying focused

🔴 Low confidence

🔴 Procrastination

🔴 Trouble staying motivated

Natural Approaches for Adult ADHD:

✔ Zinc

Iron

Magnesium

B vitamins

Multivitamin

Omega-3 fatty acids or krill oil

Ginkgo and ginseng

Pycnogenol

Rhodiola rosea


🥗 Some adults with ADHD can manage symptoms using supplements, a careful diet, and exercise. Gluten has been found to be a possible factor for many mental health symptoms (Source: Luann Piece, 2012).


🥜 Amino acids are healing in managing ADHD hyperactive/impulsive symptoms (less for inattentive/disorganized symptoms). Specifically, I-tyrosine - in the daytime - has been found to help the symptoms associated with hyperactivity and impulsivity (Source: Julia Ross, 2003).


🚴‍♀️ Exercise helps manage all types of ADHD (even when done in 5-10 minute increments), but will need to be done every hour or so (Source: Russell Barkley, 2010).


✨Chewing gum helps can help with concentration struggles for those with adult ADHD (Source: Roland Rotz and Sarah Wright, 2005).


🍖Snacks rich in protein has been shown to help many adults with ADHD (Source: Russell Barkley, 2010).


☀ Sunlight helps with inattentive symptoms of ADHD (Source: Kayla Fox, 2012).


🧘‍♀️ Brief mindfulness meditations (5-10 minutes) help with many ADHD symptoms (Source: Lidia Zylowska, 2013).


🖊 Fidgeting and fidget devices can help some people focus, as it can be useful to channel excess energy (Source: Roland Rotz and Sarah Wright, 2005).

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. All statements are intended for general education purposes, only. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any illness, disorder, or disease. Always consult with your primary care physician prior to making any lifestyle or nutritional changes.

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