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65. From Skeptic to Advocate: Medication for Children with Jane McFadden
Episode 6523rd April 2024 • ADHD Mums • Jane McFadden
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Jane is back with ALL the questions she gets in her DMs - why did she change her mind on medicating her kids?

Jane discusses her personal experience with medication/paeds and her children and also discusses the WHY, WHY did she change her mind?


  • What was the process to medicate a child?
  • Why do you do it?
  • Does that mean your child is short and won't eat food?
  • Why give a child a stimulant who is hyperactive?
  • Do these meds make children lose their personality?
  • What side effects are there and what benefits are there?
  • What does the research say on ADHD and outcomes of children who are medicated or not medicated?
  • Will ADHD change my child's brain so they function better in the future?

* This isn't an expert point of view, it is a personal experience, everyone should seek medical advice or see their treating prescribing for their professional opinion when varying their medication**

**If you loved this episode and want to go ahead and get a diagnosis for yourself or your children - check out for downloadable guides on paediatricians and psychiatrists**

Previous episode on Medication and Psychiatrists here:

Credit to Dr Andrew Huberman, there is research from him in this podcast episode. Check him out at the Huberman lab.

Credit also to Dr. Daniel Armin from Armin Clinics




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