Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Sign/Symptoms
Drugs
Treatments
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Commonality = 8
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

 

Efficacy of Alternative and Other Treatments According to GRADE* Ranking:

St John's Wort (Goatweed, tipton weed, Hypericum Perforatum) [1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]:

Please note, this management does NOT treat the condition itself. It may mildly help with some of the symptoms, and even then has insufficient evidence to back up this claim at present.

Recommendation: No recommendation (Available evidence does not support claims that St Johns Wort can help to treat ADHD)

Grade of Evidence: low quality of evidence

* www.gradeworkinggroup.org

Flower Remedies [1, 5, 6]:

Please note, this management does NOT treat the condition itself. It may mildly help with some of the symptoms, and even then has insufficient evidence to back up this claim at present.

Recommendation: no recommendation  (There is insufficient evidence to support claims that flower remedies help to treat ADHD)

Grade of Evidence: very low quality of evidence

Evening Primrose Oil  [1, 2, 3, 4]:

Please note, this management does NOT treat the condition itself. It may mildly help with some of the symptoms, and even then has insufficient evidence to back up this claim at present.

Recommendation: no recommendation  (There is insufficient evidence to support claims that Primrose Oil helps to treat ADHD in any way.)

Grade of Evidence: very low quality of evidence

Craniosacral Therapy

Recommendation: weak (available evidence does not support claims that Craniosacral therapy helps treat ADHD)

Grade of Evidence: low quality of evidence

Hypnosis:

Recommendation: weak (There is insufficient evidence to show that hypnosis helps to treat ADHD)

Grade of Evidence: very low quality of evidence


* www.gradeworkinggroup.org

 

Summary References

Treatments:

1. Ades T, Alteri R, Gansler T, Yeargin P, "Complete Guide to Complimentary & Alternative Cancer Therapies", American Cancer Society, Atlanta USA, 2009

2. http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/HerbsVitaminsandMinerals/evening-primrose

3. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/eveningprimrose/

4. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4395826.stm

5. http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/HerbsVitaminsandMinerals/flower-remedies

6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12635462

7. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/stjohnswort/sjw-and-depression.htm

8. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/how-is-depression-detected-and-treated.shtml

9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11939872

10. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12132963

11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16423519

12. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/22/2633

13. http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/HerbsVitaminsandMinerals/st-johns-wort

14. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/patient-stjohnswort.html

15. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18843608

16. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11939866

17. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/stjohnswort/ataglance.htm





 

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