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mamaandson posted:
MY SON IS ADHD AND HE IS ON VIVANCE AND SAYS THAT IT CALMS HIS MIND BUT HIS BODY IS STILL WIDE OPEN EVERYDAY AND CANT SETTLE DOWN AND IS THER A MED THAT CONTROLLS BOTH. HE FEELS AS IF HIS BODY IS STRESSED EVERYDAY BECAUSE HE IS SO HYPER

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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
You can research medication here and read user reviews that you might find helpful:

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Of course, never stop, start or alter a dose before checking with your doctor or pharmacist.

I hope your son finds a med that will help soon! Please come back and let us know what he is trying and if it helps - the info can help others here.


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Patricia Quinn, MD responded:
One of the BEST therapies for hyperactivity is EXERCISE. It has also been shown that being outside for a period of time (increasing the time you spend in a green space) and meditation can also decrease hyperactivity. I would urge your son to GET MOVING to DESTRESS his body!

Pat Quinn, MD


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