Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder, often surfacing in children and continuing to manifest its symptoms into adulthood. Some inattention or hyperactivity is normal in young people, but when inattention and hyperactivity are part of an ongoing, destructive pattern that interferes with normal development, it may be due to ADHD. It is possible to treat ADHD, but there is currently no known cure.

OTC supplements


L-Tyrosine is an amino acid that is used to produce noradrenaline and dopamine; supplemental appears to be anti-stress for acute stressors (which tend to deplete noradrenaline) and may preserve stress-induced memory deficits.

increase in dopamine / focus.
Be careful / low dosage best.

Source: Andrew Huberman.


DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, and retina. It can be synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid or obtained directly from maternal milk or fish oil.

For ADHD, 300mg+/day.

Source: Andrew Huberman.

Maritime Pine Bark Extract

Maritime Pine Bark Extract is a supplement that is derived from the bark of a pine tree that grows exclusively in southwest France. It is used for its antioxidant properties and may improve blood flow and reduce symptoms of ADHD.



L-phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. It's also found in protein in the foods we eat.

Those with ADHD typically have lower body levels of phenylalanine, meaning supplementing with phenylalanine may help relieve symptoms. Doctors often prescribe it along with medications like Ritalin or Adderall.

"Treatment of attention deficit disorder with DL-phenylalanine"


Iron is a mineral that is essential for the production of hemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen throughout your body. Iron deficiency can cause anemia, which can lead to fatigue, weakness, and difficulty concentrating.

For ADHD: iron is involved in the production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that is involved in ADHD.