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Join us for a free webinar exploring how amino acids affect neurotransmitter production, and thus, affect mood and well-being for patients with ADHD. Plus, stick around for a live attendee Q&A at the end to learn more about our popular ADHD Intensive Training for providers!

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James Greenblatt MD
  • Presenter: James Greenblatt, MD
  • Recording Date: March 18, 2024
  • Format: 1 hr live webinar recording
  • Registration: FREE

Medication is the pillar of the mainstream treatment model for ADHD. While the rationale is straightforward—by altering neurotransmitter levels, we alter mood and attention—the real-world implications are not. ADHD medications often come with side effects. Worse, some patients do not respond well to medications, a problem many clinicians try to solve by adding more medications.

FACT: Medications are not the only agents that can regulate neurotransmitters! Nearly all neurotransmitters, as well as the enzymes that build them, are constructed from amino acid precursors (e.g., tyrosine and phenylalanine, amino acid precursors for dopamine). When lacking sufficient essential amino acid precursors, the body is incapable of maintaining optimal neurotransmitter levels.

This fact illuminates a potential avenue for the treatment of ADHD through the support of neurotransmitter production. In this webinar, Dr. James Greenblatt will examine a cornerstone of his groundbreaking Plus-Minus® approach: the use of amino acid precursors. You’ll learn how neurotransmitter production is dependent upon amino acid availability, as well as factors contributing to characteristically low amino levels in ADHD patients. Finally, Dr. Greenblatt will present his expert treatment recommendations for optimizing neurotransmitter production and activity through the use of targeted amino acid supplementation.

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About James Greenblatt, MD

A trailblazer in the field of functional and integrative psychiatry, James M. Greenblatt, MD, has treated thousands of patients since 1988. After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency, Dr. Greenblatt completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School. He currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, MA, and as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Greenblatt has lectured internationally on the scientific evidence for functional and nutritional interventions for and mental illness. He is the Founder & Chief Medical Officer of Psychiatry Redefined, the leading continuing education platform for mental health providers; and the author of seven books, including the groundbreaking best-seller, Finally Focused: The Breakthrough Natural Treatment Plan for ADHD.

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