Ultimately, the decision you make depends on your personal preferences regarding medication. The natural remedies do work for some children - the degree of efficacy will differ.
If you are not 100% certain you wish to attempt Ritalin, perhaps start with the Omegas and keep a journal to monitor progress. If after 3 months you have not noticed any improvement, it may be worthwhile introducing another natural remedy such as healing magnets or start occupational or play therapy. Remember that a natural remedy will always take longer to take affect and the change may not be as great as you would have liked; Ritalin and other prescription medication work quickly and side effects may be experienced.
Whatever you decide to try, keep a journal so that you monitor behaviour and concentration - it is very difficult to think back a month ago and try see if there is an improvement.
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