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In the News:

Deborah Merlin's radio interview with Holy Hormones:

Deborah Merlin's Radio Interview

Prescribing Zoloft and other antidepressants to a fetus

Adverse reactions to medications prescribed to children to treat ADHD and other neurological disorders:

Risperdal can cause boys to grow breasts

Questions Raised About Stimulants and Sudden Death

Unfavorable drug studies don't get into print: Report

Research shows drugs are still not the answer for ADHD

ADHD Drugs May Increase Kids' Risk of Dying and Threat of Sudden Death


Merck concerned about mercury levels in children's vaccinations

Flu Shots, Mercury and Alzheimer's

Heavy metal toxicity articles:

Behavioral Aspects of Children (Aggressive, Anti-social Behavior)

Toxins in our environment:

High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi

Unrecognized Celiac Disease May be Hidden Cause of ADHD Symptoms







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About ADHD
Patterns of Behavior
that could indicate childhood challenges.

All children exhibit some of the following behaviors at times. It is important to separate occasional from persistent behavior, and do not worry about an isolated incident that could be insignificant for the child as a whole.

In Infancy:

Trouble with nursing, sucking, or digesting.                             

Resistance to cuddling and body contact.

Lack of response to sounds; excessive response to sounds

Trouble following movements with eyes

Absence of creeping or crawling

Delaying in sitting, standing, or walking

Delay in learning to talk

In preschool years:

Inability to follow directions

Impulsive and uncontrolled behavior

Excessive crying and disturbed sleep

Poor sense of rhythm; uneven walk

Fear of swings and slides

Frequent falls and tendency to bump into things

Purposeless hyperactivity

Unusual quietness and inactivity

Excessive craving for sweets

Poor eating habits

Constant interrupting and persistent chatter

Excessive repetition in speaking, questioning, or playing

Tendency to become more upset with people around than when alone

Language problems as evidenced

Tendency to be fearless, climbing counters and roofs with no concern

In school years:

Very poor handwriting

Difficult cutting with scissors or coloring inside the lines

Inability to tie shoelaces, button clothes

Trouble in matching shapes and sizes: squares, circles, triangles

Confusion in discriminating between letters, words, and numbers: b and d, was and saw, 6 and 9

No understanding of the difference between up and down, in or out, left and right, front or back

Good verbal ability, but trouble reading.

Mechanical reading without comprehension.

Difficulty in expressing ideas.

Erratic school work.

Excessive activity that seems purposeless, restless, and undirected

Unusual activity characterized by daydreaming and inner distraction

Clumsiness and awkwardness in throwing and catching balls

Difficulty in skipping, hopping, jumping

Trouble game playing and group rules

Confused sense of time and distance

Emotional instability; explosions for no apparent reason

Tendency to be extremely literal or humorless

Excessive gullibility

Extreme uneven performances in testing with some far above or far below