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.
Can aromatherapy really help decrease symptoms of ADHD? As I researched around the internet, I found very little evidence to support aromatherapy. A number of sites reference a small study completed by Dr. Terry Friedmann who measured the brain waves of children with ADHD before and after using aromatherapy. However, if you look at Dr.…