There are many things that can be employed nutritionally to turbo charge the brain’s function and perhaps make drug intervention unnecessary. Research finds everyday new applications of safe and known nutrients to assist the normal physiology of mental capacity and concentration. These things work! It is vital to try the lesser measures before beginning to medicate a young child in the developmental years, as it is so easy to interrupt the subtle mental, emotional and social evolution occurring. Some people say that addictive patterns can be introduced in childhood pre-disposing individuals to addictions later in life.