Attention-Deficit Disorders

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Consider supplements:[edit]

a. Multiple vitamin[edit]

(ONE multiple for adults or Pediatri Vite liquid / Ultra Kids chewable for kids)[1]


b. Fish oil[edit]

(optimal EPA for adults or liquid fish oil for kids)[2]


c. Pycnogenol[edit]

ADHD treatment with herbal polyphenol-rich herbal extract:[3][4]



Foods to add: blueberries[edit]

Blueberries improve brain perfusion and enhance the activity in brain areas associated with cognitive function.[5]


  1. Rucklidge, Julia J.; Eggleston, Matthew J.F.; Johnstone, Jeanette M.; Darling, Kathryn; Frampton, Chris M. (2018). "Vitamin‐mineral treatment improves aggression and emotional regulation in children with ADHD: a fully blinded, randomized, placebo‐controlled trial". Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 59 (3): 232–246. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12817. ISSN 0021-9630. PMC 7779340 Check |pmc= value (help). PMID 28967099.
  2. Bloch, Michael H.; Qawasmi, Ahmad (2011). "Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation for the Treatment of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptomatology: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 50 (10): 991–1000. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2011.06.008. ISSN 0890-8567. PMC 3625948. PMID 21961774.
  3. Verlaet, Annelies A. J.; Ceulemans, Berten; Verhelst, Helene; Van West, Dirk; De Bruyne, Tess; Pieters, Luc; Savelkoul, Huub F. J.; Hermans, Nina (2017). "Effect of Pycnogenol® on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial". Trials. 18 (1). doi:10.1186/s13063-017-1879-6. ISSN 1745-6215. PMC 5370458. PMID 28351412.
  4. Trebatická, Jana; Kopasová, Soňa; Hradečná, Zuzana; Činovský, Kamil; Škodáček, Igor; Šuba, Ján; Muchová, Jana; Žitňanová, Ingrid; Waczulíková, Iweta; Rohdewald, Peter; Ďuračková, Zdeňka (2006). "Treatment of ADHD with French maritime pine bark extract, Pycnogenol®". European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 15 (6): 329–335. doi:10.1007/s00787-006-0538-3. ISSN 1018-8827.
  5. Bowtell, Joanna L.; Aboo-Bakkar, Zainie; Conway, Myra E.; Adlam, Anna-Lynne R.; Fulford, Jonathan (2017). "Enhanced task-related brain activation and resting perfusion in healthy older adults after chronic blueberry supplementation". Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 42 (7): 773–779. doi:10.1139/apnm-2016-0550. ISSN 1715-5312.