The Four Types of ADHD in Children

In the middle of summer, no one wants to think of going back to school. But for many parents of children with ADHD, summer is an opportunity to reevaluate their children in a relaxed setting and wrestle with the best options for their developing minds. Most parents are fearful of the medications and personality changes [...]

2020-02-10T13:03:18-05:00By |Categories: Powerkids, Wellness|Tags: , , |

Why Magnesium Matters

We all hope that food is our ultimate medicine, but given the variables of food processing, manufacturing and farming, food sometimes cannot give us all the answers. Such is the case when it comes to magnesium. This important micronutrient plays a role in so many pathways of the body, and is the most common micronutrient [...]

5 Foods for Better Focus

Over the years, I have come across more adults who rely on ADHD medication for optimal brain function. But did you know the foods you eat can also be used to fuel a focused mind? Adults with ADHD may want to consider adding these brain-healthy foods into their diet. [continue reading...]

Power Up: Reboot Your Family’s Brain This Summer

For many families I know, summer break also means “medication break” for children with ADHD. While summer is a great time to relax and slow things down, I still make time to keep my kids’ brains active and healthy! I challenge you and your family to be brain-healthy this summer by following these key steps I shared with Huffington [...]

Beating ADHD, Naturally: Focus on Alternatives

I call it the September phenomenon. My practice fills with children getting ready for school, college students grabbing their last-minute prescriptions and everyone questioning whether they should refill their ADD/ADHD medicine of choice.It is always interesting to see the diversity amongst my ADD population. Many young children and adolescents love the feeling of being “hyper-focused” [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, September 16, 2013

Q: I am a 51-year-old woman.  High energy, creative, and impulsive. Then menopause symptoms hit and they hit me hard.  My symptoms include: severe hot flashes, difficulty sleeping, decline of cognitive function and I am struggling to keep on top of things and procrastinating. I am also easily overwhelmed and irritated.  My counselor and another [...]

Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Natural Treatments for Children with ADHD

ADHD is a complicated diagnosis for many parents to handle. It is easy to feel stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to treatment. On one hand, your child’s ADHD will most likely make school difficult. On the other hand, giving your child stimulants can be equally as scary.I treat children [...]

Dr. Taz MD Wellness Solutions Managing ADHD: Success depends on how well you understand your child’s biotype

ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and approximately 70% of children diagnosed with ADHD will also have it into adulthood. ADHD affects a child's academic development in many ways. Children that cannot concentrate or are hyperactive usually perform poorly in both academics and sports. This fosters a frustrating relationship between [...]

2020-03-06T23:54:28-05:00By |Categories: Nutrition, Powerkids, Wellness|Tags: , , |