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Yoga: A viable alternative to the over-medication of American youth?

Posted Feb 19 2013 1:03pm

Reblogged from Ellice Campbell:

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Do your kids need yoga?

In the United States5.2 million children 3-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD, and it appears to be that somewhere between about 1.5 percent and about 2.5 percent of school-age children that are taking medication right now for ADHD.  Methylphenidate drugs (Ritalin, Metadate , Concerta, Daytrana ) are the most commonly used psychostimulants for treating ADHD in both children and adults.  

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Would you be more inclined to try medications or yoga?
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