The New Year can make even the most pessimistic person feel some optimism and if you made a resolution, there’s a very good chance you have one of these — losing weight, eating healthier and exercising more — on your list. They were the top 3 resolutions Americans made this year, according to Statista.com.
To get you started on your journey, we wanted to dive into the relationship between the ADHD brain and food. Because it is incredibly complex and we know disordered eating is a comorbidity many people with ADHD deal with. But it goes well beyond that and there are conversations happening right now that explore the connection between what we eat and how our brain works — the gut-brain connection.
These complex conversations are ones Dr. Marylin James is having every day with her patients, through her practice Haven Family Health in Jacksonville, Florida and through her work as a telehealth physician at ADHD Online. Dr. James uses her dual board certification in both family medicine and osteopathic manual medicine to provide her patients with the individualization they need.