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ADHD and Vitamin D Deficiency: Any Evidence? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Is there any link between vitamin D levels and ADHD? A review of the current evidence: We have spent a lot of time looking at correlations between vitamins, minerals, om ... Read on »
Do Tyrosine Supplements for ADHD Actually Work? (part 8) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Blogger's note: If you are interested in taking tyrosine as a supplement for ADHD or related disorders, the above diagram is a summary of the key nutrients which in ... Read on »
Do Tyrosine Supplements for ADHD Actually Work? (part 7) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Homocysteine Buildup: The (Potential) Dark Side of Tyrosine and L-DOPA Supplementation for ADHD Throughout the last six posts on this blog, all of which were concerned wi ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation for ADHD Actually Work? (Part 6) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can we use tyrosine as an effective supplement to treat ADHD symptoms? We have dedicated the last five postings on the role of tyrosine and its metabolism, and how imbala ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation for ADHD Actually Work? (Part 5) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Part 5 on a series of posts on Tyrosine supplements for ADHD Treatment The amino acid tyrosine is often prescribed as an alternative strategy for treating ADHD, either al ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine for ADHD Actually Work as a Supplementation Strategy?(part 4) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD We're attempting to answer the major question: Can ADHD symptoms be reduced via controlled supplementation with the amino acid tyrosine? This is the fourth in an in-depth ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine for ADHD Actually Work as a Supplementation Strategy? (part 3) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can we treat ADHD symptoms via Tyrosine supplementation? This is the 3rd post in our series of discussions regarding ADHD and supplementation with the amino acid tyro ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation Actually Work for ADHD? (part 2) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can ADHD symptoms be alleviated by supplementing with the amino acid tyrosine? This post is a continuation from our introductory one on the effectiveness of tyrosine as ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation Actually Work for ADHD? (part 1: theory and background) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can ADHD Symptoms be Cured or Treated via Tyrosine Supplementation? Due to the extensive nature of this topic, we will be investigating the answer to this question over a ... Read on »
10 Ways Vitamin C helps treat ADHD Symptoms by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD How Vitamin C can be an Effective Treatment Method for ADHD We have previously discussed nutritional treatment methods for ADHD, including other "10 Ways" posts for carni ... Read on »
Can Zinc and Selenium Counteract Mercury's Effects on ADHD and Autism? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Mercury, an unwanted side-effect of the omega-3 rich fish oil treatment strategy for both ADHD and autistic spectrum disorders may be counteracted by Selenium and Zinc: I ... Read on »
ADHD Subtype Differences and Stress by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Why ADHD Subtypes Matter: Inattentive vs. Hyperactive-Impulsive ADHD and the Cortisol Response to Stress There is growing evidence that the three traditional subtypes of ... Read on »
"Dirty" Electricity and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Could fixing your power sources help clear up ADHD symptoms? We often hear about the health impacts of prolonged exposure to electrical and magnetic fields, including thos ... Read on »
Treating ADHD by Floating in Salt Water? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can Floating in Salt Water Near Body Temperature be Used as an Effective, Natural ADHD Treatment? One of the things I enjoy most about researching and writing this blog i ... Read on »
Drugs, Genes and ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The Effects Specific "ADHD Genes" Have on Dosing ADHD Medications: Below is a list of five of the most common medications for ADHD. In order to break down or metabolize t ... Read on »
Omega-3 Oxidation in ADHD: A Problem with Supplementation? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Here are 4 reasons why omega-3/fish oil/flax seed oil often fails for treating ADHD and how some simple strategies can maximize omega-3 supplementation's effectiveness for t ... Read on »
ADHD gene ADRA1A: A good target for clonidine? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Does the gene ADRA1A affect ADHD comorbid disorders? Is it connected to clonidine's positive response in some ADHD patients? This blog has spent a considerable amount of ... Read on »
Modafinil: An alternative treatment for ADHD and comorbid substance abuse? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Can Modafinil (Provigil) Replace Stimulant Medications in Adult ADHD where stimulant drug abuse is a concern? It is a Catch-22 of the ADHD world. An individual is suffer ... Read on »
Does Blood Type Affect ADHD? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD This blog has often discussed the wide range of genetic influences on ADHD and related disorders. Some of the ADHD genes we have previously investigated include: DAT1 ... Read on »
ADHD and Balance Impairment: Visual and Inner Ear Deficiencies by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Balance dysfunctions and visual or vestibular deficiencies: Uncommon comorbids in the ADHD spectrum: When we think of comorbid disorders to ADHD, we often envisio ... Read on »