Acupuncture and Dietary Advice for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)

ADHD is a chronic condition marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and sometimes impulsivity. Acupuncture is reported to be an effective non-pharmacological way to support ADHD treatment.

Julian Scott
Julian Scott

Course Overview

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)is a chronic condition marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and sometimes impulsivity. It begins and is mostly diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. Two thirds of children with ADHD have symptoms as adults. Children with ADHD often have trouble functioning at home and in school and often struggle to make and keep friends. If left untreated, ADHD may interfere with school and work, as well as with social and emotional development. Acupuncture is reported to be an effective non-pharmacological way to support ADHD treatment.


This inspirational training course is a series of videos covering the causes of ADHD from a TCM perspective: (1) Cranial compression, (2) Lingering pathogenic factors, as well as the five main types of ADHD presentations. (3) Heat, (4) Phlegm, (5) Toxic heat, (6) Toxic heat with phlegm, (7) Kidney deficiency.


This course is the first of its kind about: Treating ADHD with Acupuncture and Dietary Advice.


  • Understand the definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)and how the symptoms of persistent inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity present in the real world.

  • Learn about the significance of understanding ADHD from a TCM perspective and how to treat Cranial compression and Lingering pathogenic factors (LPFs).

  • Gain an insight into ADHD from a TCM perspective including Heat; Phlegm; Toxic heat; Toxic heat with phlegm; Kidney deficiency.

  • Learn Acupuncture protocols and Herbal formulas to treat ADHD.


  • 0 hrs - 15 min

    Introduction – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Prevalence – world wide increasing rates and why this is the case.

  • 15 min - 30 min

    ADHD versus ADS: why are different and how to approach ADHD.

  • 30 min - 45 min

    Persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivityexplained. TCM Underlying cause 1: Cranial compression.

  • 45 min - 1 hrs

    TCM Underlying cause 2: Lingering pathogenic factors (LPFs). How to differentiate the main underlying conditions: Heat; Phlegm; Toxic heat; Toxic heat with phlegm; Kidney Xu.

  • 1 hrs - 1.25 hrs

    Special needs: Important things you should know about ADHD. Protocols: acupuncture point combinations and herbal formulas.

  • 1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Summary of the course. Q & A


Julian Scott

Dr Julian Scott is the world's most eminent Paediatric Acupuncture Specialist with 40 years experience treating babes and children with acupuncture, dietary advice and western herbs. He is author of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Children, Natural Medicine for Children and Natural Medicine for Women, and Acupuncture in the Treatment of Eyes.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Florida (1.5), Standard Certificate (1.5), NCCAOM (1.5)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 1.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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