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Your child might be taking an ADHD drug he doesn’t need

If you suspect your child has ADHD, an appointment with a pediatrician can be a good place to start. The child should have a medical exam, including hearing and vision tests, to rule out other conditions that can cause symptoms similar to ADHD's.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

A simple blood test like the AA/EPA ratio can also help diagnose children. If the ratio is high, then the first “drug” to use is high-dose fish oil before thinking about traditional drugs.

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