‘I can’t help guide them’: GP says patients turning to fish oil and turmeric for ADHD

Perth GP Dr Andrew Leech says some patients are seeking out compounded treatments from naturopaths or pharmacies.
Dr Andrew Leech.

Patients with ADHD are increasingly turning to complementary medicines for pharmacotherapy, a GP is warning.

Perth GP Dr Andrew Leech says a combination of social media, word of mouth from friends and patients conducting their own research is driving the phenomenon.