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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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How can music therapy help children with ADHD?

Music therapy can help children with learning disorders with respect to physical, cognitive, emotional, and/or behavioral issues. Music strengthens the areas of the brain that, in the child with ADHD, are weak. Music builds and strengthens the auditory, visual/spatial, and … Continue reading

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Does common pesticide increase the risk of ADHD?

A new study provides strong evidence, using data from animal models and humans, that exposure to a common household pesticide may be a risk factor for ADHD. A commonly used pesticide may alter the development of the brain’s dopamine system … Continue reading

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Drug Marketing Drives ADHD Diagnoses

The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the U.S. and around the world has skyrocketed over the past two decades and new research says drug-industry marketing is a key factor driving the trend. In a new … Continue reading

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Sleep Disorders in Children with ADHD

According to recent study ADHD could have serious impact on children’s sleeping habits. Every child with ADHD may not have sleep problems. But in one study, about half the parents said their child with ADHD had difficulty sleeping. Due to … Continue reading

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ADHD increases major depression to bipolar disorder conversion

Young people with major depression have an increased risk of conversion to bipolar disorder if they have comorbid attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggest findings from a longitudinal follow-up study. The results showed that 1193 individuals with major depression and comorbid … Continue reading

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Researchers link exercise and self-control in ADHD

An NTNU research team found that children with ADHD who exercised twice a week performed better at a common test of self-control. A group of Taiwanese researchers has established a link between routine physical activity and improved self-control for children … Continue reading

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Most Active Kids Don’t Have ADHD….

According to a post we are overdiagnosing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in kids and giving many of them stimulant drugs they don’t need. Some kids, especially boys, are more active than others; most of what passes for ADHD these days is … Continue reading

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Do you know that ADHD could be linked to violence gene?

The research has found that young people who played more violent video games and watched more brutal TV shows shared a particular gene. They found that children with the particular gene variant were far more likely to watch violent TV … Continue reading

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What is the best clinical approach to ADHD?

The best clinical approach to ADHD is to reserve the diagnosis and treatment for kids who are classic in their symptoms and have pervasive , persistent, and severe impairment as a result of them. Stepped Diagnosis is the best and … Continue reading

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