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12 Jul 2010

NATURAL MEDICATION NEVER HELPED ME
I was on natural supplements for a month after stopping Ritalin. It did -|- all for my symptoms. Now I have side effects from Ritalin but the -|- ing natural stuff doest not work. Explain please???
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01 Jan 0001

hi

Firstly when treating any mental and emotional condition like Attention deficit disorder this should be done under supervision of a health practitioner. Natural medicine helps the body to return to normal and do not just suppress symptoms. e.g. if you have a headache and use a pain killer the headache would improve but might return after the drug has worked out the system. Natural medicine works from the cause and correct the body. Therefor results does seem longer.

Your diet also needs to be addressed : nothing that colours the tongue, no MSG, no sugar. this would have a huge effect on concentration.
Gut health and allergies needs to be addressed as well.
Then the quality of "natural" medicine you use and strength. The oils which are the most important needs to be high enough to have a therapeutic effect.

It is premature saying natural medicine do not work if you have not addressed all the issues that could contribute.

Regards
Dr Debbie
www.drdebbie.co.za
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