Unfortunately the prevalence of ADHD in children and adults is 1 in 20 and on the rise. ADHD can effect school performance, relationships, self esteem, and family dynamics. It can have a long lasting and damaging effect on the health of the entire family due to stress it inflicts on parents and children. The use of stimulant drugs such as Ritalin, Concerta, and Adderall can cause insomnia, mood swings, loss of appetite, heart problems and suicidal thoughts.

Many patients and their families are now in search of natural therapies to treat ADHD rather than being on stimulant medications which have addictive properties. Dr. Lalezar’s holistic and Functional approach in treating ADHD includes evaluation of nutrients, neurotransmitters, heavy metals, amino acids, fatty acids, gut flora, and intestinal permeability.

Almost always there is Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Magnesium deficiency in patients with ADHD. We have also seen elevated Lead and Mercury levels which are considered neurotoxins and can adversely affect brain function and alter neurotransmitter levels. IV chelation is used to remove heavy metals and proper amino acids are prescribed to replace the deficiencies.

IgG and IgA Allergy Testing is utilized to determine food and environmental sensitivities. The most common food allergens are gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, preservatives, food coloring, chocolate, and foods containing salicylates such as berries, chili powder, apples and cider, grapes, oranges, peaches, plums, prunes, and tomatoes.

Fatty acid replacement such as high quality fish oil is used to treat ADHD. Gut permeability is treated by use of broad spectrum Probiotics, nutrients, and IV vitamin drips. This gut healing and improved absorption of nutrients immediately helps symptoms of ADHD.

How do I find out more about ADHD/ADD?
Call the Health & Vitality Center at (310) 477-1166 or click here to schedule an appointment. We are one of the leading centers for natural medicine in Los Angeles. Doctor Shiva Lalezar is a holistic doctor who helps relieve symptoms by correcting the problem at its source. ADHD can be managed using conventional methods, or successfully treated through Dr. Lalezar’s superior understanding. Our practice uses an integrative approach, combining the best conventional therapies with the latest techniques and treatments in functional medicine for optimal results.

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