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3 Proven Things Schools Can Do To Curb The ADHD Epidemic Without Prescribing Drugs To Kids

Posted by on November 19, 2017 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
3 Proven Things Schools Can Do To Curb The ADHD Epidemic Without Prescribing Drugs To Kids

We really just don’t know what the long-term, generational effects of such widespread use of ADHD medications will be on our society and the individuals who’ve been taking these meds their whole lives. Yet, Big Pharma is perfectly comfortable pushing these pills onto the public. The truth is that they do not want people to be healthy and free of dependency on pharmaceuticals, they want customers and cash flow and don’t care if children as young as one year old are being put on these drugs. Here are some healthy alternatives.

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A.D.H.D. Nation: How Big Pharma Created The A.D.H.D. Epidemic

A.D.H.D. Nation: How Big Pharma Created The A.D.H.D. Epidemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 11% of children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been diagnosed with A.D.H.D. as of 2011. However, if you ask the American Psychiatric Association, they maintain that even though only 5% of American children suffer from the disorder, the diagnosis is actually given to around 15% of American children. This number has been steadily rising, jumping from 7.8% in 2003 to 9.5% in 2007. Schwarz identifies two main themes involved with A.D.H.D. misdiagnosis: the pharmaceutical industry’s role in pushing A.D.H.D. drugs, and doctors failing to identify the root cause of children’s behavioural issues.

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Excellent Idea: Cycling Machines Under Desks

Excellent Idea: Cycling Machines Under Desks

Forcing students to sit for such long periods wastes the time of everyone involved.

Bethany Lambeth from Wake County is one of those people. The math teacher had tried everything to stop kids from fidgeting, but nothing seemed to work, so this year, she decided to try out something seemingly outlandish: She convinced a private donor to fit a cycling machine under every desk in her class in hopes that it would help kids focus on their equations.

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What is ADHD? and How To Treat Your Child For It Naturally

What is ADHD? and How To Treat Your Child For It Naturally

The most common treatment of ADD/ADHD today is using medications such as Ritalin and Adderall both of which have terrible side effects. The good news is there are natural remedies for ADD/ADHD that are both effective and without the scary side effects of prescription medications.

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