Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people's behaviour.

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD - ADHD)

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) begins in childhood and often persists later into life and is characterized by persistent difficulty in maintaining attention and concentration and is sometimes associated with hyperactivity. ADD can affect the way a person learns and grows and lead to difficulties in school, work, and social situations.

Did you know?

The estimated number of children aged 3–17 years ever diagnosed with ADHD, according to a national survey of parents,1 is 6 million (9.8%) using data from 2016-2019.

Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Lack of attention to detail
  • Easily distracted
  • Inability to focus and prioritize
  • Poor organizational skills
  • Difficulty keeping quiet
  • Speaking out of turn
  • Restlessness
  • Does not finish a task before starting a new task

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Attention Deficit Disorder

The cause of ADD is unknown. Conventionally ADD is thought to be genetic. A functional approach looks to address underlying triggers such as environmental toxins (mold, heavy metals, glyphosate), altered gi function with candida overgrowth and parasites as well as underlying infections. Lifestyle factors such as sleep, stress, diet, trauma and medication use also play a role. Optimizing cellular functioning through diet and gi health, addressing overloads, deficiencies and imbalances can get you or your child on the right track to health restoration and optimal functioning.
Typical treatments varying behavioral therapies and medications to treat focus such as adderall or ritalin. These medications will make the symptoms better with their use but do not address the cause leading to dependency on the medication and frequent dosage changes/increases overtime due to nutrient deficiencies associated with their use. A functional approach utilizes varying therapies combined with treatment to address underlying deficiencies, imbalances, and overloads.
A personalized lifestyle plan is imperative, history evaluation as well as in-depth biomarker analysis looking for imbalances, overloads and deficiencies accompanied with accurate treatment to get you on the right track to restoring your families health.


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