Monthly Archives: June 2016

Is there any link between screen time and ADHD symptoms in children?

Children in the ADHD group spent considerably more time using media than their counterparts, according to the report, with 48% of children in the ADHD group and 35% of children in the control group spending more than 2 hours on … Continue reading

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The link between less water consumption, poor sleep, lifestyle choices and ADHD symptoms in children

Water consumption, which researchers say is an important and often overlooked aspect of childhood health, was low across all study groups, but children in the ADHD study group were less likely to consume the recommended 3 cups per day compared … Continue reading

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Are kids with ADHD more likely to have unhealthy habits?

Healthy lifestyle choices can benefit any child, but they may have increased effects when it comes to battling the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new report. The new study, published in the Journal of Attention Disorders, sought … Continue reading

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Exercise Helps Adults Manage ADHD

New research finds that even a small amount of exercise can help adults manage symptoms associated with ADHD. University of Georgia researchers found a single bout of exercise has psychological benefits for adults with these elevated ADHD symptoms. Health providers have … Continue reading

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Study highlights multiple factors of ADHD medication use

Youth who take Ritalin, Adderall or other stimulant medications for ADHD over an extended period of time early in life are no more at risk for substance abuse in later adolescence than teens without ADHD, according to a University of … Continue reading

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Can there be a link between Workaholism and ADHD?

According to a new study from Norway, “People who work too much may be more likely to have ADHD or depression”. Researchers found that, among the workaholics in the study, nearly 33 percent had symptoms of ADHD, compared with about … Continue reading

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Study says “ADHD drug could cause heart problems in kids”

The ADHD drug Ritalin (known by the generic name methylphenidate) is among the most commonly prescribed ADHD drug for children. Now, new research indicates that the drug might cause heart problems in the kids it’s supposed to be treating. According … Continue reading

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Can ADHD Appear for the First Time in Adulthood?

Two recent studies suggest that Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), usually diagnosed in children, may show up for the first time in adulthood. And not only can ADHD appear for the first time after childhood, but the symptoms for adult-onset … Continue reading

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