Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This condition can start in early childhood and, unfortunately continue into adulthood. Sometimes ADHD is not recognised or diagnosed until the person is in the adult years.

Adult symptoms may include –

  • Impulsiveness

  • Disorganisation and challenges in prioritising

  • Difficulty in time management

  • Lack of focus on a task

  • Challenged by multi-tasking

  • Restlessness or excessive activity

  • Ineffective planning

  • Easily frustrated

  • Frequent mood swings

  • Hot temper

  • Finds stress unmanageable

Given the above almost everyone has some symptoms of ADHD at some point in their lives. It is more a matter if the symptoms continue and are severe enough to affect one or more areas of your life that is best to seek help.

Adult ADHD can lead to unstable relationships, underperforming work/school goals, low self-esteem, feeling isolated and/or alone, anxiety, etc. Like everything of course, there are varying degrees from mild to severe. For some people as they grow older, their symptoms lessen which is encouraging.

For some adults with ADHD they may not realise they have this condition, just that they find routine tasks, challenging. eg. focus, prioritising jobs, missed timelines, overlooked meetings or social plans. Impulsiveness can also be a part of this, shown when driving or waiting their turn in a queue, emotional outbursts … at times with anger.

Potential causes –

  • Brain injury – significant head injuries may cause ADHD in some cases.

  • Anatomy and function of the brain– a lower level of activity in the parts of the brain that control attention and activity level may be associated with this condition.

  • Genes and heredity – frequently runs in families. An estimated 1:4 possibility of a child having ADHD if a parent has this situation.

  • Exposure to environmental toxins (eg. lead in paint or pipeworks) during pregnancy or at a young age can affect development and behaviour.

  • Potential link to vaccinations

  • Alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy – prenatal exposures increases the possibility of ADHD.

  • Premature delivery – increases the possibility of developing this condition.

  • Low birth weight

Let’s look at the metaphysical (ie the emotions which relate to the physical/mental condition) –

From “Secret Language of your Body” by Inna Segal –

“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD) –

Difficulty concentrating or paying attention. Boredom, frustration, aggression. Not knowing how to share or communicate feelings. Feeling trapped, forced to do what you don’t want to do and does not interest you”.

The Natural Approach –

Australian Bush Flower Essences –

The extraordinary gifts of Nature Essences such as –

Black Eyed Susan – intense, impatient behaviour;

Bush Fuchsia + Boab – clears cranial -sacral blockages/coordination/family traits and

Crowea – to help realign the 14 meridians within us, an excellent all-round Remedy when we are feeling uneasy/not feeling quite right

And MORE …..

Please visit Bach/Australian bush flower remedies information for a deeper understanding of how these vibrational natural remedies can help you and your family..To learn more click here.

This 25mls/$30 (+ $12.55 Postage and Handling/or arrange free collection) Remedy, “Clearly Balanced” would be an excellent starting point to help. Since there may be other factors to consider, a personalised Remedy is recommended. This would involve arranging a Consultation for Flower Remedies. To learn more click here.

It is said Food, Exercise and Sleep are 3 important facts to help with this condition.

Foods which may help are –

High protein diet –

Beans, cheese, eggs, lean beef, poultry, fish, low-fat dairy, soy and nuts to name a few have beneficial effects on ADHD symptoms. Best to have these in the morning or at the end of school/work days as they will help with focus and creating neurotransmitters, the chemicals released by brain cells to communicate with each other.

Teas which are usually helpful for calm before sleeping –

Herbal teas such as chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass and other herbs and flowers are generally considered beneficial for children and adults who want to calm. As always please check for any contraindications.

Bush Fuchsia

The Best Herbs suggested for ADHD –

  • Ginkgo biloba

  • Brahmi
  • Green oats
  • Ginseng
  • Pine bark extract

Any suggestions are general, imperative to take into account your own circumstances. Any changes, as always under the supervision of your Health Practitioner.

One of the very important aspects about this condition is that people feel “understood and accepted. That is where the AMAZING modalities I am privileged to work with, can really help people. After all, we have our own challenges .. It is not what we do or the situation, rather what we do about it that is important.

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NB: “The above has been sourced from many websites and my own content. It stands as general advice only. Very important to speak with your Health Practitioner.”

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