ok here goes if your son does have it diet changes can help but wont fix the problem as add and adhd are a chemical imbalance in the brain!!!!!, he might have it and then be food sensitive aswell!!!
if he is just food sensitive then diet change will help dramaticlly!!!!, cutting out preservs and additive when your child does have add or adhd does help i think but it depends on the child!!!
my DS was different right from word go and i knew it but could find someone to help me till he went to school and they helped we now have padiertrian(sp) and a phycologist which are like part of the family!!! he is on meds as i dont like it it helps him concentrate at school and well we all need a gd education!!!
there are 6 different types of add or adhd and they reffer to it as the pooh bear gang
goole adhd and you will find it im sorry i read it ages ago and i know some of it but dont want to quote the wrong thing all the characters in pooh bear like pooh himself is a daydreamer and clumsy and a lil bit slow well thats one type etc its easier if you read it!!!
i reckonmend the sue dengate beook that 4th timemummy reckonmended as i had tried it myself but be warned the elimaination diet takes a while and is VERY restrictive on what foods the kids can have etc but it does help!!!
add is totally different to adhd aswell as the add'ers dont get hypo they more zone out in a daydreamers state etc but still get very angry etc!!! i wouldnt have thought it but my mates sis has it and the differences between her sis and my son are amazing!!!! and he has adhd!!!
well i hope this info has helped as i have been studdying this for a while now and tried a fair few things myself my suggestions is try diet first if it stops your sons behaviour then fi would say he doesnt have it , if it only helps then i would say look ferther into it, also routine is the key for these kids as then they know whats next and dont get all flustered with big feelings and cant control what there feeling , thats when the outbursts happen!!!, also alota postive reinforcements not to do with food like if you catch him behaving for just 5mins a lil postive well done ( im not impliying you dont already do this im just letting you know what we do!!) lol
well take care if you wanna chat feel free to pm me and theres an adhd thread in the familys with special kids aswell come in ther and have a chat!!! takecare babe !!!