ADHD with Acupuncture

What’s Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a condition of brain that makes it difficult to concentrate or control impulsive behavior.

Children with ADHD generally struggle with paying attention or concertrating. They can’t seem to follow directions and are easily bored or frustrated witDr. Yan Zhang Acupuncture by Yan P.C. Garden City, NY, 11530h tasks. They also tend to move constantly and are generally common in children. But they occur more often than usual and are more severe in child with ADHD. The behaviors that are common with ADHD interfere with a child’s ability to function at school and at home.

Adults with ADHD may have difficulty with time management, organizational skills, goal setting, and employment. They may also have problems with relationships, self-esteem, and addictions.

Treatments for ADHD

Treatment for ADHD is multifaceted. It consists of ADHD medications, behavioral therapy and lifestyle and dietary modifications. ADHD is the best managed when families, educational and health professionals work together to meet the unique needs of the child or adult who has Dr. Yan Zhang Acupuncture by Yan P.C. Garden City, NY, 11530ADHD to help them learn to focus their attention, and become productive and successful. Acupuncture is an excellent addition to any treatme
nt plan as it is used to help the body restore balance, treating the root of the disorder, while also diminishing the symptoms of ADHD.

What Acupuncture and Chinese Herb can help with

Improve focus and attention

Reduce fidgetingDr. Yan Zhang Acupuncture by Yan P.C. Garden City, NY, 11530

Lower hyperactivity

Enhance concentration

Manage mood

Stop abnormal voice making

Augment mood management techniques

Reduce or stop the western medication

Course of Treatments

Twice a week in the first two months, then once a week for the maintenance. According to the different body constitution, the whole course may last for 3 months to half year.