The worst thing about taking a prescription drug to treat a disorder is the unnecessary side effects that go along with it!Â Sure, you can try to help ADHD symptoms with stimulant drugs like Adderall (amphetamine-dextroamphetamine), Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Strattera (atomoxetine hydrochloride),Â but you might end up with painful headaches, insomnia and maybe even depression too, […]
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Beware! Drugs for Kids Mental Health an Epidemic?
By Theresa Groskopp, CN on May 5, 2011 in Nutrition Politics, Parenting
Do you remember Rebecca Riley? She was a four year old little girl. She was killed in 2006 of an overdose of legally prescribed, anti-psychotic drugs. Rebecca had been diagnosedÂ at 28 months old with ADHD andÂ bipolar disorder. Yeah, that’s right, at 28 months old. Poor little Rebecca was prescribed 10 pills a day by her […]