Breaking Free from ADHD

Don’t Let Your Child Be Diagnosed with ADHD

December 15, 2011

According to a report in The Journal of Family Practice (6/2011), children and adolescents with ADHD complete fewer years of school, graduate from high school at a lower rate and are less likely to go to graduate school. They underperform in both educational and occupational settings. While the report did not mention if the children…

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ADHD-What Parents Can Do

September 27, 2011

Parents Can Take Control As a parent you have choices. If your child’s teacher is implying that she thinks your child has ADHD and suggests you take her to a doctor for testing, know that you have options. The teacher is not a doctor. ADHD is considered a psychiatric disorder that falls into the realm…

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ADHD Misdiagnosis

ADHD Misdiagnosis

August 10, 2010

Attention and Behavior Problems Are Not ADHD I have never seen a child that actually has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In my medical practice, I have seen thousands of children that have been labeled ADHD and thousands of children that have been prescribed psychiatric drugs for ADHD, but when they came to my office…

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Treating ADHD with What? Marijuana!

August 10, 2010

Marijuana Being Used To Treat ADHD–Really? Yes, it’s true. Apparently parents and doctors are using marijuana on kids who have been diagnosed with ADHD. It seems that this use was discovered by accident when teenagers who were supposedly ADHD seemed to be calmer and be able to focus better when they started smoking pot. From…

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