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Can relaxation therapy help people with ADHD?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may find that relaxation therapy offers powerful benefits. With this treatment, counselors teach kids how to better relax and stay calm. This is typically done with deep-breathing exercises and by relaxing different muscle groups.

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