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Is Your Child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder Deficient in These Two Key Supplements? (ODD)

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Oppositional defiance disorder, or ODD, is a mental condition that affects your child and causes them to display patterns of defiance, hostility, anger, and disobedience toward figures of authority. According to Pub Med Health, ODD may result from biological, psychological, and social factors. And while your child may already be on medication and meeting with a psychotherapist, a change in diet may also improve symptoms associated with ODD.

Essential Oils to Sooth & Calm Kids with Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)

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Some days you want to mail it in. You’ve had a few rounds with your daughter and she refuses to follow instructions, obey your direction, or do anything she is required to do. Parenting a child who has oppositional defiance disorder, or ODD, requires use of calming strategies. While medicines may be prescribed, and the child might even see a therapist, there are techniques to help them calm down and relax when they are having an episode of defiant behavior. One such technique is aromatherapy through the use of essential oils.

 

Beneficial Sports & Activities for Kids with Oppositional Defiance Disorder(ODD)

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Defiant behavior can be frustrating. When your child is dealing with oppositional defiant disorder, life in the home can be highly stressful. At school, the consequences of defiance can lead to suspension or expulsion, and may potentially have a negative impact your child’s relationships with classmates and their ability to learn.