ADHD and Bach Flowers-Paying an Attention to This Attention Deficit Disorder
Posted Jun 26 2009 11:23pm
ADHD is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition wherein a chemical imbalance affects the brain parts that control attention, impulsivity and concentration. It is a common behavioral disorder affecting an estimated 8-10 per cent of school-age going kids. Boys are threefold more susceptible to contract disease as compared to the girls though the reasons are still unknown.
The kids with ADHD are generally hyperactive and act without thinking anything. They have trouble in concentrating on subjects. Surprisingly, most of the children understand that what is expected of them but they fail to act and perform accordingly. Nevertheless, kids do act like this at times, especially when they are too excited or anxious but then ADHD symptoms differ in a way that such behavior is present over a long period of time and happen in different situations. ADHD may also affect the child's capability to learn social behavior, academic lessons and even to remember things.
Since there is no radiological or laboratory tests that can confirm the disease, diagnosing this health ailments majorly depends upon the signs and symptoms. However, it is very important to rule out that such behaviors are not due to stress at home. Kids pressurized to get good ranks or to perform exceptionally well in sports generally present the symptoms that may resemble ADHD signs.
Bach flowers -the breakthrough
A lot of clinical trials and researches reveal that behavioral therapy used to help heal impulsive behavior and attention problems works better when combined with medication that normalizes neurotransmitters and restore the brain chemistry. Using Bach flowers in different ways help covering all the problems of inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, and peevishness. It is reported to change hyperactivity into normal and reduce frustration.
However, there are no enough clinical trials and research papers that support efficacy of Bach flowers in controlling ADHD signs and symptoms, by word-of-mouth, Bach flower remedies have been used as a part of natural therapies to control attention and deficit disorder since years.