Alternative treatments for ADHD

It seems like there are a lot of people who have been diagnosed with ADHD recently and there are many different medications out there that are prescribed to help with this condition. With that being said, some people just don’t want to use medications for and there are more natural treatments to help with this.

Food Coloring and Preservatives

Start getting foods and drinks that don’t have any food coloring or preservatives. Some of these can actually increase hyperactive behavior. Some of the things you want to avoid are listed below.

  • yellow no. 6
  • sodium benzoate
  • red no. 40


Try and avoid anything that could potentially be an allergen. Some people with allergies have shown behaviors that include more hyperactivity if they aren’t avoiding the cause of the allergy. Some things that have a high allergy risk are listed below.

  • milk
  • eggs
  • chemical additives

EEG Biofeedback and Therapy

EEG stands for electroencephalographic and it’s a type of therapy that measures the activity in the brain. They can do training where the person is told to concentrate on something and when they get distracted, they will see their task decreasing. This helps them identify and help prevent the symptoms. They can also have therapy sessions where they are taught how to see when they are starting to not pay attention and things they can do to stop it.¬†Few studies have been conducted and found out that cbd vape oil has a very promising role in treating Epilepsy.


People can do things that can help them focus and relax. Some of those things include: yoga, tai chi, spending time outside, and doing things the person enjoys such as art.

If you have any concerns or if you aren’t sure if it will be ok to try any of these, then consult your doctor and see what he or she recommends.