Hey Doc/ ADHD

February 6th, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , |

Hey Doc… My 11 y/o son has trouble in school – he has trouble focusing and never opens a book.  He’s quick to anger at times and has trouble sleeping.  The school psychologist says he has ADHD and recommends he see a psychiatrist to get on medication.  Are drugs the only answer?   -C.A. in Cathedral City-  -------------------------------------------------------- Dear C.A., ADHD is probably the most misunderstood condition there is.  It is commonly referred to as a ‘learning’ disorder; in actuality it is an ‘interest’ disorder.  ADHD is all about adrenaline – a hormone that can cause an increase in [...]