Jessica Rüther, Naturopath, Kempen-Tönigsberg, Germany
I am delighted to be able to speak to you on the occasion of the 47th International Congress 2007 in Fulda about some of the experiences I have taken from my practice. My paper deals with the manifestation of ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) with and without hyperactivity.
Disturbed or normal? In need of therapy or just going through a difficult phase? Ill or just spirited? Thousands of parents of nervous, unfocused and fidgety children are asking these very questions.
People are quick to assume or diagnose Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD(H)D for short). The children suffer from a lack of self-control and are unable to properly control their impulses. There are a whole range of symptoms associated with AD(H)D: excessive restlessness, learning difficulties, problems with concentration, lack of coordination, low self-esteem, a tendency to get frustrated and aggressive behaviour. AD(H)D children can ...