Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — a natural way to treat ADHD

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Published June 2007

By Professor Basant K. Puri

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208pp £15.99 (Paperback)

ISBN: 1-905140-01-0


‘An excellent read for anyone interested in ADHD, essential reading for anyone trying to deal with /treat their own or their child's condition.’

Foods Matter, December 2005

A fresh look at ADHD, the controversial condition that is being increasingly diagnosed in children in the developed world and treated with powerful drugs. Professor Basant Puri chronicles the rise of ADHD as a ‘diagnostic entity’, how it has been regarded over the past 100 years and how current treatment with powerful amphetamine-like drugs was found to ‘work’. These drugs may help to reduce the symptoms, but at what long term cost to the individuals concerned? Professor Basant Puri examines the underlying metabolic problems and dietary imbalances that may lead to hyperactive behaviour, and the ways in which these deficiencies can be addressed. He also looks at the conditions that often co-exist with ADHD, especially dyspraxia, which may have a similar root cause. Parents and carers of children with ADHD will find new hope in combating this relentless condition.

About the author

Puri, Basant K.

Dr Basant Puri is Professor and Consultant at the MRI Unit, Imaging Sciences Department, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, and Head of the Neuroscience Group, Imperial College, London, UK. Since the start of the new millennium, Professor Puri has been using natural fatty acids to treat patients with a variety of conditions, including depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with and without dyspraxia, and Huntington’s disease. He has also been actively researching these disorders with colleagues at Imperial College, London, using state-of-the-art electrophysiological and brain scanning techniques. His treatment approach and research findings have been described in authoritative medical journals and in lectures at international conferences. For a full list of publications (journal articles and books) go to www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/people/basant.puri.html


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