Finally Focused - by James Greenblatt & Bill Gottlieb (Paperback)
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About the Book"Dr. James Greenblatt's strong, integrative approach to dealing with ADHD uses natural minerals to treat imbalances in the body so that any child (or adult) can flourish without being held back by ADHD symptoms. In his practice, Dr. James Greenblatt has seen the positive effects of treating individuals rather than simply prescribing medication for their ADHD symptoms. Finally Focused details the natural methods used to treat problems such as nutritional deficiencies of magnesium or zinc, dysbiosis (a microbial imbalance inside the body), sleeping difficulties, and food allergies, all of which--unbeknownst to many--can cause or exacerbate the symptoms of ADHD. By exploring each of these possibilities in Dr. Greenblatt's Plus-Minus Healing Plan, parents will finally be able to finally get the assistance they need in providing true wellness for their children, whether or not they're already on medication. ADHD is a medical disorder, not a discipline problem, and this book addresses each individual's unique pattern of biological weaknesses to get at the root of the issue"--
Book SynopsisDiscover the ADHD solution for your child with this holistic, evidence-based, and customizable approach to alleviating unwanted symptoms without relying on medication. "A clear, effective, and science-based program that gives you all the building blocks to treat ADHD naturally and effectively."--Daniel G. Amen, M.D., founder of Amen Clinics and New York Times bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life ADHD is not a discipline problem. It is a medical condition with a range of possible underlying causes unique to each person. Dr. James Greenblatt has seen thousands of children and adults struggling with the symptoms of ADHD--hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsiveness, and often irritability and combativeness. To really heal, the ADHD child needs personalized treatment to correct the biologic imbalances that affect the brain and trigger symptoms. Rather than simply prescribing medication, Dr. Greenblatt tailors remedies to his ADHD patients' individual needs, detecting and treating the underlying causes of the disorder. Finally Focused provides a comprehensive solution to the ADHD patient's unique biochemical imbalances using proven natural and medical methods to easily treat problems such as nutritional deficiencies or excesses, dysbiosis (a microbial imbalance inside the body), sleeping difficulties, and food allergies--all of which surprisingly can cause or worsen the symptoms of ADHD. Dr. Greenblatt's effective Plus-Minus Healing Plan allows parents to understand the reasons behind their child's symptoms and provides customizable tools to eliminate them. Adults with ADHD can do the same. And if conventional medication is still necessary, this integrative approach will minimize or even eliminate troublesome side effects. With Dr. Greenblatt's expert advice, millions of children and adults with ADHD will finally get the help they need to achieve true wellness.
"Finally Focused offers up a powerful and compassionate alternative to the current reality that two thirds of ADHD patients are taking powerful medications, the long-term consequences of which have never been evaluated. James Greenblatt's work honors the notion of 'above all, do no harm, ' and does so while achieving impressive results."--David Perlmutter, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan
About the Author
JAMES GREENBLATT, MD, is board-certified in both child and adult psychiatry, and has treated thousands of children and adults with ADHD over the past 30 years, using a unique, science-based approach that combines both natural and medical therapeutics. During his career, Dr. Greenblatt has trained and supervised medical professionals in integrative strategies for depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia, and currently serves as chief medical officer and vice president of medical services at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Greenblatt is also on the clinical faculty of Tufts Medical School and Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine. His previous books include Breakthrough Depression Solution, Answers to Binge Eating, and Answers to Anorexia.BILL GOTTLIEB, CHC, is the author of 16 health books that have sold 3 million copies and been translated into 10 languages, a health journalist whose articles have appeared in Prevention, Men's Health, Bottom Line Health and many other magazines and periodicals, a health coach certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and the former editor-in-chief of Rodale Books and Prevention Magazine Books.