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Alternative Treatments

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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.

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Auditory stimulation is listening to music when completing a task. One study showed that children with ADHD that listened to music completed math tests better than those that listened to other noises or did not have any noise. Although this doesn't indicate auditory stimulation should be used as a treatment for ADHD it may provide a helpful…

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