Dealing with hyperactive child is never easy. As parents you have to focus and maximize your efforts to handle your special needs child. No compromise for that because your child needs you. You are the one who will spend more time with him. It means you are the one who has responsibility to take certain actions related to his hyperactivity. You and your couple have to work together and support each other. None of you is allowed to give up in raising your hyperactive child. If it is possible, you may take your child to the doctor or therapist to get proper treatments. However, the treatments will not give maximum result if you have no actions at home. Also, the prescribed drugs may lead to another problem.
What you are doing at home will be more effective in treating your child. Simple and natural actions like providing proper food will be more useful. Spend your time to gather information about what food is allowed and which ones should not be consume. Sugary food should not be on your child diet. Indeed, he needs sugar but make sure he does not consume too much. So, you have to set the schedule when your child deserves to get sweets, chocolate, donut, cakes, and others. Lots of studies have shown that too high a level of sugar intake can trigger hyperactivity in children. In addition, your child has to avoid beverages that contain caffeine. The stimulant property inside caffeine has been proven to trigger hyperactivity in a child.
Canned and preserved food should be removed from your child’s diet. Those foods contain chemical, dyes, preservatives, and sugar which will make your child condition worse. Fresh fruits are highly recommended since they contain natural sugar and vitamins. If you provide desert, add some berries, apple, or orange. Lots of fresh green vegetables will be good for your child. Learn how to cook those vegetables so that they become suitable for the hyperactive child. If it is available, you may get the organic ones. The substances inside those vegetables help calm your child’s nervous system. So, the point is you have to provide natural ingredients on your child daily diet as the way you treat your hyperactive child.