Doctor: Supplements can't match medicine to treat ADHD

07/29/2009 | CNN

Using supplements rather than drugs to treat ADHD in children may appeal to some parents. While diet or supplements help in some cases, they are not an effective treatment for behavioral problems, writes Dr. Charles Raison, a psychiatrist. Unless significant side effects outweigh benefits, drugs such as Adderall offer positive results for users, Raison writes.

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