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Confusion about ADHD remedies

I am writing here to get some insight for those experienced with homeopathy. I really cannot afford a professional consultation or I would have done that long ago. I have three kids. The older two are the ones I am concerned with right now. I was on here reading the archives and found a post with a ton of remedies for ADHD, they fit for quite a bit of them, but then it is only for some of the symptoms. Do I go with whatever remedy has the most symptoms that fit and work on the worst of the symptoms first? I hope someone can respond because I have tried other things and they are not working I put off on this because it was so expensive. Let me know if it would be best to post their major symptoms. Thanks.
Melanie
 
  melanieb on 2007-04-19
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Now a days adhd is a bigest problem for parents please send all the following details for getting correct remedy
Name of child
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> 5. Country
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> 6. Climate
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> 10. Age
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> 11. Sex
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> 12. Head Circumference in cm
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> 13. Weight in cm
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> 14. Height in cm
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> 15. Teething time/ Learning time/Any thing Late /like talking
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> 16. List of your complain first 1. 2.. 3 (as much as elaborated) ……
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> 17. Since how long your child is suffering for each complain
> 18. Diabetic or non Diabetic
> 19. Desire sweets/sour/salt
> 20. Thirst
> 21. Tongue
> 22. What exactly is happening ?
> 23. How do you your child feel ?
> 24. How does this affect your child ?
> 25. How does your child feel like ?
> 26. What comes in your child's mind ?
> 27. One situation that had a big effect on your children ?
> 28. What sensation do you experience in that situation ?
> 29. What are you showing by that gesture of your hand.(habits or Action) ?
> current medicine you are taking
> 30. family back ground
> 31. Qualification of your child
> 32. Desire or like and dislike of food
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> 33. Mental Symptoms:-(Compulsory)-Morose, Quarrelsome, Hasty,
> Lachrymose, Anxious, Delirious, Groping, Despairing, Sad, Hopeful,
> Fearful, Restless, Calm, Drowsy, dullness, Anger, Being overwhelmed,
> Depression and gloom Despair and faithlessness , Despondency from
> overwork, Domination of others, Doubt or Discouragement, Easy
> impressionability, Fear and Shyness, Fear for the others welfare, Fear
> of losing mental balance, Feeling of powerlessness, Guilty and
> self-blame, Hard master onto oneself with an urge to inspire others,
> Hopelessness, Immaturity of Mind/Emotions, failure to learn from
> mistakes impatience, indecision in difference or boredom Intolerance
> and criticism lack of mental tranquility, lack of motivation and
> incentive longing for past happiness, nostsliqia, low self-confidence,
> Mental Fatigue, Mental torture or worry, Mental/emotional and physical
> weariness, Overcome for welfare of others, Overenthsiasm, Pride or
> aloofness, Resentment and bitterness, Sadness, greif, shock, Self
> centered talkativeness, Self-distrust, Shame or feelings of un
> cleanliness, Terror, jealousy, Weakness too willing , Fear from
> known thing, fear from unknown thing.
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> 34. Do he has any difficulty in following the instruction? Y/N
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> 35. Do he has any difficulty in keeping attention in work, play
> activities at school and home ? Y/N
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> 36. Do he use to lose the things needed for activities at school & home? Y/N
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> 37. Does he show himself appeared not to listen? Y/N
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> 38. Does he seem disorganized? Y/N
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> 39. Does he face trouble with task, which requires planning ahead? Y/N
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> 40. Do he forget things? Y/N
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> 41. Do he distracts easily? Y/N
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> 42. Is ha fridgety? Y/N
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> 43. Do he runs or climbs inappropriately? Y/N
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> 44. Can he play quietly? Y/N
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> 45. Do he blurts out answers? Y/N
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> 46. Does he interrupts people ? Y/N
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> 47. Can he stay in his seat? Y/N
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> 48. Do he talks too much? Y/N
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> 49. Is he always on the go? Y/N
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> 50. Do he has trouble in waiting for his turn to come? Y/N
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> 51. Aggravation (increases-time, season,)& Amelioration (Decreases)
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> 52. If possible attached here your child natural working photographs or video.
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Dr.Deoshlok sharma
 
deoshlok last decade
Hello and thanks for the reply I will answer the questions as best as I can. First Child. Sierra F 13 years we live in US. She is not home now, so I can't measure her head, she is 5 feet 2 inches 100 pounds. Teething went by without much complaint, all other development was normal. Main problems are general defiance. This has been since a toddler, but progressively got worse the older she got. Concentration/attention started in elementary school. I will tell how she acts I don't really know how she feels because she won't say. She doesn't really have any physical complaints, basically healthy in that respect. Two major situations were when I left her father and when she got a sibling at age 9. Lives with myself(mother), step-father, 2 little brothers. Bio father is alcoholic and has sporadic contact. I have history of cancer and heart disease in parents and grandparents. She is generally just mean to others, even close friends, very bossy and demanding. If she doesn't like someone she wishes the worst to them, if she really likes someone, she gets obsessed with them. Constantly instigates fights with 4 year old brother. Eating habits are horrible. Won't eat anything unless she can just grab it and go or is prepared and presented to her and is something she likes. Especially likes sweet and salty. Won't eat any type of salad unless commercial dressing excessively applied. Adds sugar to already sweetened cereal. Will drink glass of milk after filling it with cookies. In school she is WAY below grade level and she doesn't care, she says she is smart. Hates reading, have to constantly harp on her to do work. Often tells me to do it. Consistently fails tests. School says she is doing fine. Obsessed with computer,cell phones, cameras. Excells at sports, dance, singing/music. She is constantly looking in the mirror and taking pictures of herself. Has been squinting since about age 6. Refuses to wear glasses, wants colored contacts. If I try to correct or make suggestions to her, she yells and sometimes gets violent. Has taken to swearing recently. Questions 36 to 50 are all yes. Attention is actually absorbed if something she is interested in. Cannot stand smoke, opens windows often and complains of being hot even in winter. Loves the smell of gas, newsprint and magazines and markers. Wears really strong perfume. I hope this helps and I didn't forget anything. Please let me know if you need clarification on anything.
Second child, 4 year old male, head is 21 inches, 38 inches tall, about 40 pounds. Very fussy eater, loves sugar and salt. Only eats little bits at a time. Refuses dinner, but constantly requesting 'snacks'. Literally runs from vegetables. Likes, grilled cheese, plain bread, white pasta, hotdogs, bacon, pancakes, chicken, french fries, sweetened cereal. When my husband gets him a treat(candy/gum) he will eat the whole package at once. There is no telling this kid no, if he wants to do it, he does it. Very impatient and demanding. Throws things and yells/swears if I try to set limits. Will just leave even if I tell him to stay inside. His eating and behavior issues started about 2 year old. I don't know if it from being spoiled by dad and copying his sister's bad examples. He is very indecisive, and once he makes a decision, often changes his mind. Otherwise he is pleasant, he loves doing puzzles, building with blocks and kinex, play dough,playing outside in nature. He will stay playing at these things awhile. Also likes card and board games, computer and video games and painting. In some ways he seems really smart, but is resistant to my teaching of reading and writing letter and numbers. Has really sharp memory. Prefers older playmates, but will play with younger children if that is all that is around. He is very mean to younger brother, but I am told that is normal. (I was an only child) In the evening he is climbing the walls (literally) and jumping on furniture. Been doing that since a toddler. Only major situation for him is the arrival of his little brother. He is really mean and bossy with his friends too. Refuses to pick up and put away toys. Promises to behave if I give him (blank) usually something off limits. Refuses to sit in car seat. Constantly asking for a drink.
I think that is about it. I will try to attach photos of each. I know it sounds like their diet is atrocious, and I believed that I could help them by modifying it, but I have been working on that for 2 years now, and I am met with resistance on their part and my husband's. He is slowly starting to come around, but he still gives in and buys them junk food, because that is all they will eat. When they see me in the kitchen making something from scratch, they get after him to take them out to McDonald's or to pizza shop. I have spent much time and money researching diet and supplements. Trying to get them to eat healthier, but usually I end up giving it away or throwing it away because they won't touch it. My daughter refuses to take the vitamin supplements I got her. She will at least eat some whole foods, my son will literally run out the door when presented with a normal dinner plate. He won't even eat chicken soup. I have never known a kid to not like chicken soup.Thanks again for your time.
Melanie
 
melanieb last decade
I will try to upload a photo of them again, it didn't show up last time.
I have narrowed the list down somewhat for daughter. Lacheis, helleborus niger, natrum muriaticum, and lycopodium clavatum. For my son, the lycopodium clavatum is the only one I come up with so far. Anyone else have any suggestions, please. This is really frustrating and my last option until I can generate some $$$ and time to travel aways.
 
melanieb last decade
Hi - I'm not a homeopath and am only starting to learn about homeopathic remedies, but I am a parent to a child with ADHD traits that are very much linked to food allergies/diet. Based on what you describe your 4 year old's diet is (my DD is 3 years old), I think you would notice huge improvements in behavior and hyperactivity in trying a gluten free/casein free diet. Everything you describe in the diet is loaded with milk, dairy and gluten. When I put my daughter on this diet, the out of control behavior greatly diminished. She has since been tested for allergies and she's actually allergic to milk - she LOVES MILK and craves it very much, which is also a sign of a possible food allergy. If she gets milk or dairy, she literally becomes a raving lunatic - has tantrums, hits, bites, throws things, is just a nightmare. Take the milk out - she's a totally different child.

We also are weaning her off the gluten because she has symptoms consistent with gluten intolerance and I understand that can cause behavorial issues as well. Also, artificial colors, sugars, preservatives are known to cause behavorial issues and ADHD symptoms. All these things cause my DD to be a little grump, aggitated, can't focus, cranky, mean, just a nightmare. She's completely different when we take these things out of her diet.

It's worth a try. Definitely hard to enforce, but certainly very helpful at least for my daughter.

Beth
 
bjshad last decade
Hi Beth
Thanks for the post. I have been working on his diet, but he is very resistant and I don't have the support of my husband. I suppose my next tactic is to get a lock for the cupboards and frig. He is big enough to get his own stuff if I say no. He really doesn't drink much milk, and the milk we drink is raw. I have heard alot about the gluten topic lately on my NT board. I did get Dr. Fife's Cooking With Coconut Flour book, but so far all the recipes have been a bomb. My husband says he is just being a boy. I just can't get him to even let me try a day let alone a week of taking this stuff out of his diet. I am not giving up. Thanks for the support. Now if only the homeopath would respond, I'd really like to hear what his opinion is. Good luck to you with your dd.

Melanie
 
melanieb last decade
I started changing my son's diet about 6 months ago. And I found a web site that you both might find helpful. Since I do not have priviledges to post web addresses on here yet...you can email me, if you would like the web site link. Her name is Mary Glenda. She has her story in her cookbooks.
I have 2 of her cookbooks. The cooking and baking methods are different than what we are use to. But her recipes do work and taste good (when followed exactly). The web address does say no weight gain. And she is correct. But I use all her recipes for my son, who I think is allergic to dairy, gluten, sugar, food coloring and those unneccessary preservatives. Her desserts are VERY sweet and VERY rich. It is very hard to eat as much as you would like. LOL And they are SO much better for the whole family anyway! Anyway, just my experience with this subjetc. And I plan to buy all of her cook books!
Praying for you and your journey to a better healthier life for your children.
Erin

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busymammaof3 last decade
dear melanieb

i have read ur complain and i will advice u to give both of ur child a medicine named Antim Crud 200 thrice a day before meals but it will take time to improve their fooding it may take atleast 1 to 3 months but u will surely get to see ur child improvement not only in their diet but from all the ways.

dr.deoshlok sharma
 
deoshlok last decade
Thanks I will try that.

Melanie
 
melanieb last decade
dear melanie/ Dr. deoshlok

What are the results of Antim Crud 200 on ADHD problem. Any feedback?
 
wonderman last decade
Any medicine in 200C potency is not to be reapeated for months. It is totally against homeopathic principles to do so.
 
sameervermani last decade

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