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Homeopathy Fights Hyperactivity




The side effects of Ritalin, the drug often prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), worry many parents. Now, a Swiss study of 115 boys and girls with ADHD between the ages of 3 and 17 suggests that homeopathy works as well as Ritalin—perhaps better.

After an average of 3.5 months’ treatment, 75 percent of the participating children had responded to the more gentle approach, with clinically significant improvements, compared with 65 percent of those who received Ritalin. Results were published in the British Homeopathic Journal.

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