The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be disruptive and frustrating. The doctors at Absolute Healthcare Advanced Chiropractic in Port St. Lucie, Florida offer personalized care to relieve ADHD symptoms in both children and adults. Call today or schedule an appointment online to learn how chiropractic care can treat ADHD symptoms naturally.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a mental disorder that involves high activity levels, limited attention spans, and difficulty remaining still for long periods of time. ADHD is more prevalent in young children and teens, but adults can also receive a diagnosis for the disorder.
Boys tend to receive an ADHD diagnosis at higher rates than girls, and they typically get diagnosed in their early school years. ADHD symptoms can persist into adulthood and change over time; many adults don’t even realize that they have the disorder.
ADHD symptoms are often organized by type: Inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, and combination.
Symptoms of inattentive include:
Symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity include:
For adults, symptoms of ADHD can differ. These may include:
Several myths surround the cause of ADHD. However, none of them are true. Sugar, lack of discipline, food allergies, or too much television don't cause ADHD. The exact cause of ADHD is unknown, but factors that may contribute include:
Several treatments are available to reduce ADHD symptoms, including natural solutions through chiropractic medicine.
Depending on your age and symptoms, your doctor at Absolute Healthcare Advanced Chiropractic will work with you to outline a nutritional strategy with dietary supplements. Physical adjustments of your spine may also restore balance in the brain. Dr. Laura Pate specializes in the care of young children, ensuring that ADHD treatment is available for patients of all ages.
In addition to nutritional counseling and chiropractic care, your doctor may recommend medication, behavioral therapy, and support groups.
Call or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about the natural treatments available to treat ADHD symptoms.