The Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acids as an Alternative Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children
Keywords:Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Omega-3 fatty acids; Alternative treatment
This case report studies the effi cacy of omega-3 fatty acids as an alternative to using psychopharmacological agents for treating patients with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. While this study may not end the controversy concerning the eff ectiveness of omega-3, it does establish a very solid case for using omega-3 fatty acids as an augmenting agent along with a lower than recommended minimum starting stimulant dose.
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