Monthly Archives: September 2014

Do you know that one in four kids on ADHD medicines gets therapy too?

According to a study, most kids in the U.S. who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not getting behavioral counseling therapy as well. Guidelines don’t require behavioral therapy for treating children with ADHD. For teens, the American … Continue reading

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Do you know that many adults suffer from ADHD without realizing it?

ADHD doesn’t just affect kids. Adults may be suffering from it too, without realizing it. Clinical psychologist says that warning signs include lack of focus, difficulty completing tasks, organizing and planning, as well as a low frustration tolerance level and … Continue reading

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Researchers say – ADHD is often overdiagnosed, exposing children to drugs’ risks

The default child behavior of squirming, fidgeting, running about excessively, failing to pay attention, making careless mistakes, interrupting, and forgetting books is now a days misunderstood as ADHD due to the similarity in the symptoms. The blurry line makes ADHD … Continue reading

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Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD

Scientists analyzing data from a map of connections inside the human brain have gained new insights into the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Most recently, scientists at the University of Michigan looked into the minds of more than 750 … Continue reading

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Researchers hope physical activity can stem growing use of ADHD medications

Researchers seeking alternatives to the use of drugs to treat ADHD in children are taking a closer look at exercise as a prescription. A recent study found regular, half-hour sessions of aerobic activity before school helped young children with symptoms … Continue reading

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