A number of alternative treatments are available for ADHD, including supplement options and behavioral approaches. Supplements such as Omega-3 fatty acids and zinc are considered effective in treating ADHD symptoms. Some believe that ginkgo biloba, panax ginseng, melatonin and pine bark may also be useful in treating the condition. Behavioral strategies exist to help calm the symptoms of an ADHD patient.
Probably the most popular method to treat ADHD in children is through the various ADHD medications. For many children the medications can work successfully in diminishing the symptoms of ADHD. Yet there are instances where the medications don’t work as well as parents had hoped or they have so many side effects that the medication is…