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    Learn about what effect diet, exercise and alternative treatments may have on ADHD symptoms. Also get tips for living with ADHD, including how to navigate jobs and relationships and get more organized.

    Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD

    Behavior modification and mindfulness are among the techniques that may ease ADHD symptoms.  

    Alternative treatments for ADHD include elimination diets, supplements, parent training, neurofeedback, and memory training

    Learn which vitamins and supplements improve ADHD symptoms -- and which don't.

    Exercise and Diet

    Certain foods may play a role in affecting symptoms in a small group of people, research suggests.

    Exercise isn't just good for shedding fat and toning muscles. It can help keep the brain in better shape, too.

    Living With ADHD

    Some people with ADHD describe it as "a chronic sense of overwhelmed" or say they have "no filter."

    People with ADHD tend to have high energy levels, and can hyper-focus on things that interest them.

    Some people with ADHD are prone to risky or impulsive actions. Find out why, and what you can do about it.

    ADHD can make it difficult to keep a job. Learn ways to cope, including the importance of ADHD treatment to help maintain focus and productivity.

    Learn how ADHD can negatively affect a marriage or romantic relationship. Discover positive strategies that can ease ADHD-related relationship issues.

    What you need to know about seeking treatment for ADHD later in life.

    Find out which sleep disorders may be linked to ADHD.

    Not only do ADHD symptoms cause stress, but some ADHD medications may also increase feelings of anxiety. Learn what you can do to better cope with anxiety and stress.

    16 tips to keep your life organized and under control.

     

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