We’ve Been Misled: Ritalin is Not a Wonder Drug for ADHD Symptoms

As we all know, most doctors consider Ritalin (or other drugs containing methylphenidate) the treatment of choice for ADHD symptoms. I call these medications the “ADHD band-aid” because of how they work and how they affect those who take them. Drugs such as Ritalin work by stimulating the central nervous system. Paradoxically, the child calms