Hello, our 5 year old was diagnosed with ADHD last month. This was after an year of observations and the recent rating scales from school and us. The developmental pediatrician prescribed medication which we havent started yet. I also started reading about natural supplements and what kinds of food I should give more off and just feel overwhelmed. I brought this topic up to the developmental pediatrician and he said if you are giving healthy food, supplements are not needed and wont do much. But i have read how some have found great success with supplements and want to atleast give it a try. Whats the best way to get started here?
Do you look at your insurance and find a nutritionist? Is there special qualifications we should look for here? I randomly found a person online who was a certified nutritionist and she was suggesting nutrients which made no sense for a 5 year old and also she dint ask much about his behaviors etc. I also dont want to give something without knowing from an expert that it was safe to do so.
Please help!! Reading online is only making me go crazyy!!