Monthly Archives: February 2015

Are you aware that ADHD could reduce the life span?

People with a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder are at higher risk of dying young than those without the disorder, usually in automobile crashes and other accidents, suggests research reported on Wednesday, from the largest study of A.D.H.D. and mortality … Continue reading

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Half of All Children could be Autistic in 10 Years Due To Monsanto

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) senior researcher is pointing to Monsanto pesticides as the most likely culprits to the estimation that one in every two children in the United States will be autistic in 2025. According to the research … Continue reading

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ADHD guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics

The summary of some key ADHD guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2000 * Diagnosing ADHD requires determining that DSM criteria for the disorder have been met. Making this determination requires information to be obtained from parents … Continue reading

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Sluggish Cognitive Tempo And ADHD

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo is similar to the “inattentive” category of ADHD in the lack of focus on detail, reluctance to perform tasks that require serious mental effort, and a tendency to lose objects. Is different from the “inattentive” form of … Continue reading

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Myofunctional Therapy could ease ADHD symptoms..

Myofunctional Therapy is a treatment widely used overseas. It could be one alternative to alleviating those symptoms. Myofunctional Therapy trains snorers who breath through their mouth to instead breath through their nose. The idea is better sleep by night and … Continue reading

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ADHD Types I and II?

Do you know that there are now arguably two forms of ADHD. We could call the inborn variety ADHD Type I; Type II would be what one doctor calls “Acquired Attention Deficit Disorder”, developed through excessive Internet use. Too much … Continue reading

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ADHD: Sleep and diet

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, current available ADHD treatments aim at reducing the symptoms of ADHD and improving functioning. Treatments include medication, various types of psychotherapy, education and training, or a combination of treatments. Some therapist suggest … Continue reading

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Can diet and nutrition affect ADHD symptoms?

Many studies have proved that diet modification can alleviate some of the symptoms of ADHD. Studies suggest a diet high in protein, omega-3 fatty acids can help ease hyperactivity. Processed foods and foods containing artificial dyes and sweeteners, preservatives, sugar … Continue reading

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Study Links ADHD To Sweetened Energy Drinks

According to a Study, there are indeed long term health implications of energy drinks on children and the conditions like ADHD could be triggered by consistent consumption of such drinks by young school-going children. Over the past few years, several … Continue reading

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According to new study “Preemies more likely to develop anxiety, depression, ADHD”

Preemies are more likely to develop psychiatric problems such as anxiety, depression and attentive-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says new research from McMaster University. It also showed life-saving steroids taken by mothers before giving birth to preemies — babies born prematurely at … Continue reading

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