Category Archives: Learning Disorders

Is licorice intake during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring?

There is an abundance of foods that should be avoided during pregnancy, and a new study suggests that licorice should sit firmly in this category. Researchers have found that children born to mothers who consume large amounts of licorice during … Continue reading

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ADHD: claims we’re diagnosing immature behaviour make it worse for those affected

A recent study on prescriptions of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications for children in Western Australia found a similar trend to that already shown by data from the US and other countries. Children at the younger end of their … Continue reading

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Early Signs, Treatment of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects millions of children and often continues into adulthood. Children with the disorder have trouble paying attention and often display hyperactive and impulsive behaviors. These characteristics affect the child’s relationship with … Continue reading

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Anxiety? Depression? Or ADHD?

ADHD is often missed when it co-exists with depression or anxiety, and vice versa. Here’s what to look for — and how to ensure you get a thorough and accurate diagnosis. Studies find that 80 percent of people with ADHD … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet Brain Benefits: Lower Risk Of ADHD Linked To Healthy Eating Plan

A new study examining children has discovered a potential link between diet and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Researchers studied 120 participants between the ages of 6 and 16 from Spain, according to Medical Xpress, and found that kids who … Continue reading

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Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a recent study by University of Georgia researchers. The study, released in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, found a single bout … Continue reading

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ADHD: The cop-out diagnosis for lazy parents

What to do with a rowdy, inattentive child? Give up, diagnose, medicate. Alarmingly, that’s what is happening to many kids who exasperate their parents and teachers — and boys are up to four times as likely as girls to be … 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

New Retrospective Study to be Presented at The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) Annual Meeting January 13-15, 2017 in Washington DC. In a release issued under the same headline January 10, 2017 by VAYA Pharma, please … Continue reading

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6 Million Visits for ADHD by U.S. Kids Each Year

Medications prescribed or continued in 80% of visits. Office visits during 2012-2013 by children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD reached an annual average of 6.1 million, equating to a rate of 105 per 1,000 children ages 4 to 17, … Continue reading

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ADD vs ADHD; What’s The Difference?

Is your child having difficulty paying attention, experiencing a hard time focusing, has a frequent tendency to shift from one task to another, loves procrastinating, exhibits disorganization, often forgetful, exhibits fidgeting, keeps on talking and moving excessively, shows signs of … Continue reading

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