Why do parents think it is a good idea to give kids pills to change their behavior. My nephew is 5 and just started on ADHD medication for, get this, being unable to sit still at a table. He kicks his feet or wiggles in his chair. He is a 5 year old boy! He is supposed to move and wiggle. Then you see these parents who have thier kids on 2-3 different medications trying to make them act right instead of just enforcing rules. I understand that some kids do really need medication but it seems like half the nations kids are on pills. It's nuts!Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:54 PM on Aug. 6, 2013 in Kids' Health
Answer by tnm786 at 8:56 PM on Aug. 6, 2013
Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 8:58 PM on Aug. 6, 2013
Are you sure there not more to it than just not being able to sit still? My son has ADHD and emotional issues. He is VERY Implusive. After trying many things, we finally had to put him on meds so that he could learn how to cope with it. Before meds we were in the ER all the time for him not even being able to walk down the stairs without getting distracted, stumbing, and hitting his head.
Answer by JeremysMom at 8:59 PM on Aug. 6, 2013
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