ADHD


Research update: Omega-3s in ADHD and the importance of personalised dosing according to biomarkers

The latest meta-analysis to look at the benefits of omega-3s in ADHD suggests a potential therapeutic role of omega-3s in ADHD IF dosing is personalised according to individual biomarker status. The meta-analysis used data from seven randomised controlled trials (the gold standard of intervention research), which included over 500 children […]


ADHD

Overview Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention-deficit disorder (ADD) refer to a range of problem behaviours generally associated with poor attention span. In general, ADHD is a persisting disorder, with many children continuing to have significant difficulties in adulthood. ADHD is thought to affect about 3–9% of school-age children and […]


Natural diets for ADHD and other neurodevelopmental problems, by nutrition scientist Kyla Williams

It can often be overwhelming when making decisions on what to feed your child with ADHD while overcoming fussy eating habits and behavioural issues. Meal times should not be difficult and stressful, so here is some practical advice on what to include and certain foods to consider avoiding. Neurodevelopmental disorders […]


U. Springett, Devon

“My son is 13 years old and had symptoms of adhd. I used to have a chart with good/okay and bad days which helped me cope with my son. After taking the Pharmepa Step 1 (E-EPA 90) capsules for two months or so I did not feel the need any […]


Feature story: Meryl & Toby Hayes

“I hadn’t realised how deficient our relationship had been” says Meryl, mother of 14 year old Toby who, for the first time, held a ‘real’ conversation with her following the start of a new treatment programme. “It was wonderful. You don’t notice these things day to day, but when Toby […]