EPA & ADHD

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Hi Dr. Quinn:

I just read your response to “Dear Dr. Q.” in the addvance magzine. Over the past several months I have witnessed some dramatic changes in both PMS and Perimenopause along with AD/HD symptoms in some of the women I have been treating.

The protocol is the same as Andy Stoll’s for depression. The best results have come from unadulterated fish oil; I prefer Carlson’s; the initial dose is 1000mg of EPA for two to three weeks. If there is no response the dose is increased to 3000mg of EPA; again if no response in three weeks the dose can be increased with guidance to 6000mg. The fishy taste has nearly been eliminated from Carlson’s Super Fish. A teaspoon contains 800mg of EPA. I have seen Vitamin Shoppe with a similar product screened for heavy metals.

The EPA acts like the second messenger response that we …

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Welcome (shhh, spring is around the corner!)

Now don’t tell anyone, because that might jinx it, but in this northern area where it snows – if only in the mountains (a mere hour away if your foot is heavy) – and where it is grey for months and months, creating the illusion of high annual rainfall (when in fact, it’s not – it just drips), but which inspired the “discovery” of the disorder now known as S.A.D., or Seasonal Affective Disorder, attributable in large measure to reduced sunlit hours – hold onto your hats because this sentence will come to a close soon, and in syntactically sound condition, too – in this northern place (shhh, remember?) there are crocii blooming in front of my house right this very day.

Now. Back to this issue of ncgiadd. Valentine’s Day has come and gone with the worst of winter weather, we hope. Schools are hurtling toward spring break. We …

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