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About fettlegenie

Being a health advisor, fettlegenie.com provides vital health and wellness information required for attaining vibrant health along with the information of the top health conditions and the most effective ways of healing them holistically. We are a group of alternative therapists from various branches of holistic therapies. Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Acupressure Massage, Reiki, Emotional Freedom Therapy, Pranic Healing, Nutrition therapy are some of our areas of expertise. We provide information of complementary and alternative medical practices for treating various conditions which might either supplement or work better than conventional treatments. In short Fettle Genie is one stop resource for attaining vibrant physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health holistically.

ADHD: Can immaturity be a factor?

The youngest children in a school class are more likely to be prescribed medication to control symptoms ofattention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than older children of their peer group, a new study suggests. Children with ADHD typically have trouble staying … Continue reading

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Spotting early signs of ADHD in young children

The first day of school marks the beginning of a new phase in a child’s life and the start of a future full of possibilities. It’s for this reason both parents and teachers should be acutely aware of the symptoms … Continue reading

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Too many children with ADHD are taking anti-psychotic drugs: Canadian study

ADHD is diagnosed in about one in 20 kids, according to new Canadian research, but how many are prescribed anti-psychotics that come with lifelong side effects? Scientists behind a new study out of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) worry … Continue reading

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‘Stuck on media’: Increased digital media usage could lead to ADHD, less creativity in children

How much screen time is too much? As high-tech gadgets grow in popularity, more children are increasing their daily screen time, or the amount of time spent on electronic devices such as tablets or smartphones. And one local pediatrician says … Continue reading

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Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

On Mondays, Magda and Amilcar Galindo take their daughter Eva to self-defense class. Eva is 12 but her trusting smile and arching pigtails make her look younger. Diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, Eva doesn’t learn … Continue reading

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Malfunctioning part of ‘ADHD gene’ identified, clearing way for specialized medications

ADHD is highly genetic, and [the ADGRL3 gene] in particular has long been implicated it its development…Now, a new study goes even further, finding a specific malfunction on the gene that is highly associated with [attention deficit hyperactivity disorder] and … Continue reading

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In The Year Of ‘Clean Sleep’, Parents Need To Question A Diagnosis Of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complicated condition characterised by a short attention span, an inability to listen, fidgeting and excessive chatter. In the UK, children are diagnosed only after the corroboration of several parties, including family doctors, parents … Continue reading

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How Controversial AAP Guidelines on ADHD Diagnosis Proved its Critics Wrong

Kids in schools and pre-schools need to be extremely agile and transition from one activity to another. However, this doesn’t seem to be so easy when the child in question is diagnosed with autism or ADHD, and sometimes parents may wonder … Continue reading

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Improved Academic Performance and Medication Rebound in Patients with ADHD Following the Use of Vayarin®, a Multi-Year, Real-World Retrospective Study

Up to 75 percent of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) experience emotional dysregulation, according to Research in Developmental Disabilities. Emotional dysregulation is characterized by rapid, poorly controlled shifts in emotion, mood swings and behavioral outbursts. Studies have shown … Continue reading

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Using Stimulants to Get Hired, Not High

The ‘Adderall Generation’ is making its way from school to the workplace. The use of Adderall, the amphetamine salt used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as other ADHD medication, is on the rise among young adults. … Continue reading

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