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TOPIC: Foods You Should Not Eat With ADHD

Foods You Should Not Eat With ADHD 28 Apr 2013 14:44 #104

Foods You Should Not Eat With ADHD
Posted Mar 1, 2010 by Ed Donner


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological condition characterized by deficits in attention, hyperactivity and a tendency toward impulsive behavior. It first appears in childhood, and, according to author Phylis Balch in "Prescription for Nutritional Healing," continues into adulthood for up to 70 percent of those who are afflicted. It is estimated that about 8 million adults in the United States have ADHD. People display different forms of ADHD; some showing problems primarily with hyperactivity, some primarily with attention, and some with both hyperactivity and attention.
Varied causal factors are thought to include genetic predispositions, exposure to alcohol or tobacco during pregnancy and exposure to heavy metals or toxins. A variety of developmental or medical problems can exacerbate or create ADHD symptoms, including food sensitivities, environmental allergies, diabetes, adrenal or thyroid problems, nutritional deficiencies, learning disorders, developmental disabilities and emotional or behavioral problems.
Certain food and diet sensitivities may trigger ADHD symptoms in some people. Try an elimination diet. Stop using the potentially offending foods, and observe your symptoms. If symptoms improve, then reintroduce the foods one by one, monitoring symptoms. Eliminate or limit foods permanently if they trigger attention or hyperactivity problems.

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