by Randall Neustaedter OMD
Here is my latest article on ADHD and attention problems at the SAFBaby website. Click here to read the full article.
Attention problems have become an apparent epidemic. Why are so many kids diagnosed with ADD and ADHD today? Why are so many kids routinely prescribed medication with potentially harmful side effects for these issues? The subject of attention it is a huge field. I will try to summarize some of the main issues from the perspective of holistic pediatrics.
There are many contributing causes to the epidemic of ADD:
- Not the least of these is the expectation that children need to sit still for hours at a time at early ages doing repetitive academic tasks like worksheets. Many children will attempt to avoid these tasks by not paying attention. (Read more…)