Our expert says:
Obviously your brother in law is very dangerously misinformed. As with every possible medicine or remedy, there are some problems with Ritalin. But there has never been Warfarin in Ritalin, and if you fed it to rats you'd probably just get some annoyingly hyperactive rats. There isn't a shred of good scientific evidence I've seen so far, that Stress Away is of any value at all in properly diagnosed ADHD.
It was almost abusive in its degree of frightening and damaging the child with wild lies. Do ask your brother-in-law to gie you copies of his medical degree and his psychiatric and pharmacology qualifications.
What wildly irresponsible conspiracy theories. Gosh, if prescribing Ritalin was so dar profitable, why would anyone prescribe anything else, whatever the diagnosis ?
He illustrates the dangers of googling, in that it finds ALL sites mentioning, say, Ritalin, the expert, the informed and the downright loony.
He really must send me directions to my Masonic Lodge, as I must be lissing out on something good.
At least your son has a recognized disorder receiving what is recognized as appropriate treatment. Unfortunately, for your bro-in-law's condition, as my cat says, "There's no cure for Stoopid".
And I do love BMJ's relaxation technique. I really must try it !
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