In 2003 at 4 yrs old we traveled from Minnesota to Newport
Beach, CA to the Amen Clinic for a Brain Spec Scan which
was not covered by insurance. He was diagnosed with
ADHD and Bipolar. A friend found out we were medicating
him and lectured me about how he could be cured if I
changed his food, limited the food dyes, and gave him
vitamins. To think I could have saved $5000 and years of
frustration just by doing that. How did I not think of that?
Duh?! I was angry. Years later he frantically called me for
advice for his child who was diagnosed with ADHD and
apparently vitamins and a food change did not work for
them. He is now medicating his child.
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