Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com) by Bianca Garilli, ND
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 statistics, accounting for 6.4 million cases nationwide.
A majority are treated with stimulant medication often combined with behavioral therapy. For some, this approach is extremely helpful and leads to an improvement in quality of life and a reduction in risk taking behaviors often associated with ADHD.