Shelf life of vitamins – when do they expire?
In the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t specify that vitamins and food supplements sold across the counter must display an expiry date on the container. A manufacturer may voluntarily choose to provide some expiry information. Still, in order to do this, it has to present supporting proof to the FDA, including stability […]
Can coffee take the place of stimulants for people with Attention Deficit symptoms?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) is a condition that affects both children and adults. According to a 2016 national survey, nearly ten percent of children and adolescents are diagnosed as having the disorder at some point in their lives up to the age of seventeen. At any one time, around 6.5% of children have current symptoms. […]
What’s New in ADHD
Two items appeared in the health-related journals over the past couple of weeks that combined serve up some very interesting food for thought that anyone interested in ADHD and how it affects kids will find interesting. Introduction Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is defined and recognized as a mental disorder. There is a wide range […]
Does ADHD affect females more than males?
This is not a trick question. Most of the discussion about comparing ADHD in men and women is phrased differently – “does ADHD affect more males than females.” And the standard answer is that ADHD is diagnosed roughly three times more frequently in younger boys than in girls and is always more prevalent throughout the […]
ADHD through my eyes as a Grandfather
One way to quickly find out if a subject that you are particularly interested in is popular is to let a search engine like Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo or Quora find recent references. When I looked to see whether this subject was common or prominent, it’s pretty apparent that my topic of grandparenting kids with ADHD […]
Mental Health Awareness Month
In many parts of the world, May is designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month, with a focus on raising the general levels of discussion and debate about mental health issues. Even in modern societies and cultures, there is a sense of embarrassment and avoidance when the topic of mental health is raised. But these […]
This One is For The Mothers
Mother’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world on the second Sunday in May, which this year is on May 8th. Although the customs and rituals vary widely, the central focus is on celebrating mothers’ unique contributions to family, personal and social life. In the United States, the typical way to celebrate is […]
What is Inattentive ADHD?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a term used to describe a range of different behaviors that may start to be noticed in children from around six years of age. In most cases, they are persistent in adulthood, although the symptoms and effects of the disorder do change. What are the Signs and Characteristics of […]
What if ADHD is left untreated?
Before trying to answer the central question posed by our title, it’s necessary to make two definitions that will guide you in understanding our response. Q1. How is ADHD diagnosed? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is recognized as one of the most prevalent and widespread disorders affecting children around the world. Estimates vary between six […]
Have you heard of Enovid? A Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS)
The battle against viruses and infections goes into overdrive, with the release of the long-awaited Israeli-invented nasal spray that helps fight against 99.99% of all viruses in 2 minutes. The over-the-counter spray called Enovid also known as VirX was developed by the joint Israel-Canada biotech startup SaNOtize established by Dr. Gilly Regev and Dr. Chris […]