Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 7

I find it ironic that I am publishing this particular post on a day when I am operating on far too little sleep. Take my word for it, it’s important! Getting a Good Night’s Sleep I’ve written about the importance of a good night’s sleep so often I think that I must be the Sleep […]

Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 6

The Great Outdoors Despite my lack of athletic or gardening ability, I’ve always loved being outdoors. Then the other day I read something that made perfect sense to me. Two researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that spending time in natural settings, like forests or grassy parks, helps lessen symptoms for […]

Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 5

Exercise Exercise. Just like drinking enough water, and eating the right foods, exercise is an important facet in a healthy lifestyle and in The Med Free with ADD program. One more thing you don’t want to hear, right? I don’t blame you. Exercise is boring, at least to me. I was an uncoordinated kid; now […]

Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 4

Water We’ve all heard of the importance of drinking enough water – eight 8 ounce glasses a day. And yet many of us still don’t do it. When it comes to Attention Deficit Disorder and The Med Free with ADD program, water is a vital component. Here’s why: remember the chapter on protein, and the […]

Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 3

Grains and Dairy Products Grains are an important component in a balanced diet; however, they can present a problem when it comes to Attention Deficit Disorder. More specifically, the gluten contained in many grains is thought to aggravate ADHD symptoms. Gluten and casein (found in dairy products) are the latest “suspects’ when it comes to […]

Managing ADHD Naturally, Part 1

Several years ago I put together a program that is designed to help you manage your ADHD symptoms naturally, without the use of medications. (Those of you who use medications can supplement them with this program as well.) Today is Part 1 in a series about managing ADHD naturally. In this series, I will be […]